Event Details: Agribusiness Finance and Risk Management Training
Agribusiness finance plays a key role in setting up an agribusiness enterprise being a major factor of production. Therefore; this training explores the use of specific management tools to improve decision-making within an agribusiness firm so as to ensure effective sourcing and application of financial resources.
Agricultural risk management, on the other hand, is fundamental as it determines the rate at which an enterprise is to thrive and even last in the market. The aims of this training is to help participants realize their long-term organizational goals and objectives which are profit maximization which can only be achieved through cost minimization and output maximization.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course is intended for various actors in Agriculture Extension (Agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials and policy makers) working with communities, in governments, funding agenc... Read more
Uganda has released 5 billion shillings as part of Governments' plans to support the implementation of the Agricultural Insurance Scheme. This will be implemented by 10 insurance companies under the Uganda Insurers Association. AgriProFocus has also been identified as a key player in this process and will closely work with this Association to increase public awareness through AgriProFocus organized events, fairs and the on-line platform.
The scheme targets farmer groups, associations, larger farmers and ranchers who have suffered a number of Agricultural challenges and risks such as excessive rains, fire, flooding, drought, pests, diseases and limited access to finance among others.
All categories of farmers will benefit however emphasis will be on the small scale farmers with potential of transforming into large scale farmers. The scheme is therefore to help them be credit worthy and encourage them to access credit from financial service pro... Read more