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Empowering Our Food Producers - Training Course Series


Dates:Mon. 17th – Fri 21st July (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: $1000.00TTD
Take Away:
• Business Plan
• Certificate
• Workbook

Dates: 4-day Sessions throughout June/July/Aug. 2017(6 sessions)
Time: Sat/Sun 9:00am – 1:00pm Weekdays 4:00pm-8:00pm
Upcoming Cycles:Cycle #2 -1st July 2017 ; Cycle #3 - 22nd July 2017
Target Audience: General Public - Home Gardeners / Horticulturalists / Farmers / Extension Officers / Entrepreneurs
Key Topics:
• Construction
•Operation and Management of Hydroponic systems
• Manipulating the environment for optimum growth
Cost: $2000.00TTD
Take Away:
• Fully Functional Model Hydroponic System
• Certificate
• Workbook

Dates: Mon. 7th – Fri. 11th August 2017(5 Sessions)
Time: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Target Audience: General Public / Home Gardeners / Horticulturists / Waste Mgmt. Specialists / Farmers / Conservationists
Key Topics:
• Compost use and Technology
• Composting Biology
• Site selection and management
• Compost Tea Productiont
Cost: $2000.00TTD
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: $2000.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manual
• Videos
• Certificate

Dates: Tue. & Thurs. 15th - 24th August 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: $1000.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manuals
• Certificate

Dates: Saturdays: 1st - 29th July 2017(5 Sessions)
Time:9:00am – 1:00pm
Target Audience:Home Gardeners / Agricultural Entrepreneurs
Key Topics:
• Places to plant
• Systems of production
• Choosing seedlings
• Irrigation systems
• Safe nutrition and pest management practices
Cost: $1000.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manual
• Seeds and Seedlings
• Certificate

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
• Species best suited for aquaponics
• Starting and managing your aquaponics system
Cost: $2500.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manual
• Model Aquaponics System
• Certificate

Dates: Saturdays Aug 5th - Sept. 9th 2017(6 Sessions)
Time:9:00am – 1:00pm
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: $1500.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manuals
• Seeds and Seedlings
• Certificate

Dates: Postponed
Time:5:00pm- 8:00pm (Weekdays) 9:00am- 3:pm (Saturday)
Target Audience:Landscapers, Groundsmen, Home Gardeners, Entrepreneurs, Horticulturists, Field Supervisors
Key Topics:
• Landscape design
• Selection and management of plants
• Lawn care and maintenance
• Equipment and machinery
• Labour and financial management
Cost: $2500.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manuals
• CDs
• Certificate

Dates: Saturdays: July / Aug. 2017
Time:4:00pm – 8:00pm
Target Audience:Farmers / Pest Control Operators
Cost: $4000.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manuals
• Textbook
• Certificate

Dates: Saturdays: July / Aug. 2017
Time:4:00pm – 8:00pm
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: $4000.00TTD
Take Away:
• Manuals
• Textbook
• Certificate

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