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Empowering Our Food Producers - Training Course Series


Dates: Mon. 5th – Friday 9th June 2017(5 Sessions)
Time: 4:00 pm – 8:00pm
Target Audience: Business Owners (potential or present) in the agribusiness industry.
Key Topics:
• Scanning for business opportunities
• Developing a business plan
• Promoting and executing your business plan

Cost: $2000.00TTD
Take Away:
• Business Plan
• Certificate


Dates: 4-day Sessions throughout July/ Aug. 2017(5 sessions)
Time: Sat/Sun 9:00am – 1:00pm Weekdays 4:00pm-8:00pm
Target Audience: General Public - Home Gardeners / Horticulturalists / Farmers / Extension Officers / Entrepreneurs
Key Topics:
• Construction
• Management
• Nutrition
• Environment Control
Cost: $2500.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manual

• Table Top Model of Hydroponic System
• Certificate

Dates: Tues. 20th – Sat. 24th June 2017(5 Sessions)
Time: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Target Audience: General Public / Farmers / Home Gardeners
Key Topics:
• Composting process
• Feedstock and technologies
• Vermicomposting
• Facility development
• Economics, marketing
• Various uses
Cost: $2500.00TTD
Take Away:
• Textbook
• Vermicomposting bin
• Certificate

Dates: Wed. 21st & Thurs. 22nd June 2017(2 Sessions)
Time:8:00am – 4:00pm
Target Audience:Landscapers / Regional Corporation Workers / Utility Company Workers / Environmental Workers
Key Topics:
• Hazard tree recognition and mitigation
• Soil and root stabilization methods
• Proper pruning of large trees
• Tree dismantling and removal procedures
Cost: $2500.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manual
• Videos
• Certificate

Dates: Tue. & Thurs. June 27th - July 6th 2017(4 Sessions)
Time:4:00pm – 8:00pm
Target Audience:Farmers / Agro-entrepreneurs / Students of Agriculture
Key Topics:
• Best use of Computers
• Agricultural Information devices
• Conducting effective searches for food production information
• Creating record keeping systems
Cost: $1500.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manual
• Certificate

Dates: Saturdays: 1st - 29th July 2017(5 Sessions)
Time:9:00am – 12:00 noon
Target Audience:Farmers / Agro-entrepreneurs / Students of Agriculture
Key Topics:
• Places to plant
• Systems of production
• Choosing seedlings
• Irrigation systems
• Safe nutrition and pest management practices
Cost: $1500.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manual
• Certificate

Dates: Thurs. 6th & Fri. 7th July 2017(2 Sessions)
Time:8:30am – 4:00pm
Target Audience:Farmers / Agro-entrepreneurs / Students of Agriculture
Key Topics:
• Soil sampling and testing
• Elements of soil feritility
• Commercial fertilizers
Cost: $1500.00TTD

Dates: 11th – 14th July 2017(4 Sessions)
Time:4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Target Audience:General Public / Agricultural Groups / Farmers
Key Topics:
• Understanding aquaponics system design and layout
• Types of aquaponics
• Species best suited for aquaponics
• Starting and managing your aquaponics system
Cost: $2500.00TTD
Take Away:
• Course Materials
• Small Aquaponics
• Certificate

Dates: Saturdays Aug 5th - Sept. 9th 2017(6 Sessions)
Time:9:00am – 12:00 noon
Target Audience:General Public / Graduates of Home Gardening Courses / Community Development Personnel / NGOs / CBOs / Teachers (Primary Level)
Key Topics:
• Basic botany
• Plant Physiology
• Soils and Fertilizers
• Composts and Soilless media
• Introduction to entomology and plant pathology
• Sustainable and safe vegetable production systems
Cost: $2500.00TTD
Take Away:
• Textbook
• Certificate

Dates: Saturdays: July / Aug. 2017
Time:4:00pm – 8:00pm noon
Target Audience:Agricultural Shop Owners and Staff / Persons involved in the handling and use of Agricultural Chemicals / Persons involved in the sale and distribution of agricultural chemicals
Cost: $5000.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manuals
• Textbook
• Certificate

Dates: Saturdays: July / Aug. 2017
Time:4:00pm – 8:00pm noon
Target Audience:Agricultural Shop Owners and Staff / Persons involved in the handling and use of Agricultural Chemicals / Persons involved in the sale and distribution of agricultural chemicals
Cost: $5000.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manuals
• Textbook
• Certificate

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