Funded by USAID, Horticulture Innovation lab (USA) and UCDAVIS (USA), Reducing Postharvest Losses in Rwanda Project (RPLR) is implemented by 3 institutions: The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB), Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) under the MINAGRI and the University of Rwanda (UR) under the Ministry of Education. RPLR under University of Rwanda has organised a series of trainings from 3rd to 5th April 2018. The training of Trainers (ToT) including 15 University of Rwanda staffs, 5 district agronomists (Rulindo, Musanze, Gakenke, Gicumbi and Burera) and 10 moderate agribusiness entrepreneurs (individual and cooperative representatives) was hold at Western Mountain Hotel, Rubavu - Rwanda.
The main objective of training was to gain understanding of postharvest losses cau... Read more
On May 7-11, 2018, IFDC will conduct an international training program entitled “Improving Fertilizer Quality for Highly Productive Agriculture: Lessons from Country Assessments and Regulatory Systems in Africa and Asia.” The program will be held at the Naura Springs Hotel in Arusha, Tanzania.
The Contemporary Cooperative Workshop is to provide an understanding on how agricultural cooperatives work and how to structure them in the modern business world, especially in an Indonesian business legal context. Through this workshop participants will better understand how their organisation can better support cooperatives.
The expected participants are Country Director/Manager or Program Director/Manager of NGO/Donor working with cooperatives, Government officers or parliament members involved in decision-making in the agricultural or food sector; and are required to have experience working with Agricultural Cooperative (AC) or is planning to work with AC in their project/programme.
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On 7 February 2018, AgriProFocus Myanmar successfully hosted the Final Agrifood Bootcamp Teaser Workshop at Yangon University of Economics. Wow!!! We were impressed by the active input and high quality of the contributions from young people to solve the various challenges presented by the companies and organizations. There were 165 participants from Yangon University of Economics and other interested youth.. When we announced the statement “ I can contribute to developing the agriculture sector with my educational background”, more than 70% of the participants stand up and agreed the statement.
The Agrifood Bootcamp is a project to link Myanmar students and young professionals age 18 and 35 to Dutch businesses and organisations in the agrifood sector. The objective is to increase awareness of youth about the opportunities in agribusiness, improve linkages and exchange between Myanmar youth and D... Read more
Learn all about compost from experts and practitioners. Practically make a compost heap and build your own vermicompost box! Organized by AAU EIABC Landscape Architecture Department in collaboration with Boku and Hamburg Consult. To register to participate, please fill online registration form available via this LINK developed by AgriProFocus.
UPDATE: The PowerPoint Presentations from this workshop are now available upon request by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) has over 35 years’ experience conducting research and providing training and technical assistance in all aspects of agro-input markets in the developing world. At the request of some governments, IFDC has provided technical support in the introduction of subsidy programs and also has provided capacity building though seminars and workshops to share lessons learned and best practices, working in collaboration with local and international partners.
This training program will draw on lessons learned and the latest research findings and recommendations from IFDC and partner organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, and Asia.
Register here: bit.ly/IFDCJinja2018
Workshop brochure is attached.
Workshop tackling youth unemployment!
• Inspiring speakers from the private sector and field of TVET
• Interactive and practical sessions to learn more about a market-driven approach
•Discussions on the seven steps of Edukans
• Networking with different stakeholders
• Meeting young people who benefit from Edukans Learn4Work projects
Spaces are limited, so please let us know via this email: email@example.com
if you would like to secure your place for this event.
The AgriProFocus online platform is a unique agribusiness platform connecting 24.000 agripreneurs worldwide. Our community is growing every day!
Through our platform you can:
- Access useful local contacts through our Contacts database
- Market your products/services in our MarketPlace
- Market your organization/company
- Discuss agricultural issues with people from all over the world
- Exchange experiences and ask the community for input
The online platform features new content on a daily basis with the latest news and information, an online marketplace to trade, a forum to discuss and an agribusiness directory where you can find all connected organisations and companies.
What will you learn?
This training will provide you with hands-on experience on how to use of the platform, by learning how to:
- Register /sign-up on the AgriProFocus platform
- Update your personal profile
- Add your organisation / company’s profile
- Access useful agribusiness contacts throu
Indonesia Media Arts Festival OK. VIDEO 2017: OK. Pangan presents Workshop Program.
Workshop Program at Indonesia Media Arts Festival OK. Pangan of 2017 has the theme of "Survival". This theme is raised because the most basic food issue is the issue of basic human need for food to survive. This "Resilience" workshop seeks to restore food problems to the most basic level.
In collaboration with Warung Ramah dan Bakudapan, will explore food angles in alternative practices.
With the theme of "Survival", this workshop presupposes an ideal natural state, where everything in the world is only necessary. This natural condition occurs only at the conceptual level—it can't happen in real life—but the workshop attempts to reconstruct the condition through a series of programs, so that we can better understand the necessary things in life.
Did you know that your organisation or company could be losing out on business opportunities and profits due to gender inequality in the agricultural value chains you work in?
It doesn't have to be this way.
AgriProFocus combines the fields of gender and value chain development to help organisations and companies improve gender equity in agricultural value chain development.
AgriProFocus invites professionals from agriculture-centered NGO's, donor agencies, farmer organisations, government offices and the private sector to participate in a Gender in Value Chains Teaser Workshop.
This teaser workshop will be an introduction to the Gender in Value Chains Coaching Trajectory to inform potential participants of the coaching track, focusing on what the coaching involves and how it can improve your business.
Participation is by invitation only: If your company/organisation is interested in taking part of this important workshop, please contact Mr. Did
Hi good people!
Is it possible to integrate gender perspective into a business model? How do women play their roles in sustainable business or impactful program? If any of those questions ever crossed your mind, you will find the answer in this workshop!
To commemorate the spirit of our very own heroine Kartini, this session is here to speak about women and sustainability! In this session, we will discuss about women's role in entrepreneurship and sustainable, impactful programs. Participants will be exposed to the panelists' solid track records in developing gender-friendly programs and businesses, particularly in textile and renewable energy sector. To complete the workshop, we will have a gender-tailored, business-model-canvas session, and participants will learn how to develop a more robust and gender-friendly business model.
Lina Moeis - Yayasan Rumah... Read more
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in Ethiopian Network - Gender Equality in Agriculture
08 December 2016 to 09 December 2016 - All Day Event
The "Ethiopian Network for Gender Equality in Agriculture" will hold its 4th bi-annual workshop on the 8 and 9th Dec. 2016 at Getfam Hotel, Addis Ababa.
CIMMYT organizes a one-day workshop on “Nutrition-sensitive agriculture: the role of zinc and agronomic biofortification to improve nutrition in Ethiopia,”.
This workshop will take place on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at the Getfam Hotel, starting at 9:00 a.m.
The workshop has two objectives: (1) present key research results on potential of zinc agronomic biofortification in Ethiopia, and (2) conduct interactive sessions that will allow participants to contribute to the enrichment of the current understanding as well as guide the future direction of the project’s next phase. Your active participation is highly appreciated.
AgriProFocus Zambia (in partnership with RVO, the Dutch Embassy, PAZ, LSCS and PUM Netherlands Senior Experts) organised Poultry Masterclasses in Kitwe and Lusaka last month. The aim of the Poultry Masterclass was to improve agri-business skills in the poultry sector, specifically of Zambian farms, processors, marketing and export managers and other important stakeholders in the poultry sector in order to tackle the lack of knowledge and skills regarding commercial poultry production.
Want to learn what the participants learned, here are the presentations from the 3 days.
1. Bio Security (Disease Control) - Presentation
2. Feed making - Presentation
3. Feeding Broilers - Presentation
4. Learning Broiler Signals - Presentation (Part 1)
Learning Broiler Signals - Presentation (Part 2)
Unique in the world, this workshop enjoys an excellent reputation in the rural youth movements of all continents. In 2017, interested rural youth work leaders are being invited to Herrsching for the 28th International Workshop.
Current and future rural youth work leaders will gain qualifications for their local, regional and supraregional tasks with new, modern contents and methods.
Skills will be conveyed to the participants so that they can help young people in rural areas to improve their living conditions. They will be inspired to take on responsibility for the sustainable development in their region and learn to plan, organise and conduct their own activities and campaigns to suit their requirements.
Through the international exchange of experiences and build-up of a network of experts during the workshop, the participants are given important impulses for rural youth work in their home countries.&nbs
Are a small scale farmer looking for opportunities to expand your network,business? Do you have a business plan that can thrill lenders? Here is an opportunity for you.
The Embassy of the United States of America to the Republic of Zambia and the Women’s Entrepreneurial Center of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE I ZAMBIA) Center have partnered to bring you the 2016 Zambia Entrepreneurship Summit. The Summit will host 100 of Zambia’s investors, lenders, and entrepreneurship empowerment organizations as exhibitors. Our exhibitors are eager to meet Zambian entrepreneurs with good business ideas to network and discuss financing and resources. We encourage all Zambian entrepreneurs to come to the public portion of the Summit to meet our exhibitors. Free of charge!Read more
AgriProFocus, in partnership with Musika, invites professionals from agriculture-centered NGO's, donor agencies, farmer organisations, government offices and the private sector to participate in a Gender in Value Chains Teaser Workshop.
This teaser workshop will be an introduction to the Gender in Value Chains Coaching Trajectory to inform potential participants of the coaching track, focusing on what the coaching involves and what it can achieve. The aim of the trajectory is to increase business and public interest by showing the economic benefits or missed opportunities in the agriculture sector using a gender lens. This will be done by supporting practitioners in integrating a gender perspective in agricultural value chain development, through providing practical tools for all stages of the value chain intervention. Read more about the toolkit HERE.
The teaser workshop will
1) Show experiences and results from Zambia and other countries where the coaching track has taken pl
Enhancing the knowledge and raising awareness about uses, challenges and potentials of organic nutrient sources was among the core objectives of a regional workshop by the Fertile Ground Initiative and CIAT held in Nairobi 12-13 September 2016.
The workshop “Compost for Sustainable Agriculture – facts, myths, potentials and business opportunities” addressed quality and quantity issues linked to the use of such resources, and how and if they can make existing farming systems more sustainable. It discussed the quality of compost samples that were gathered and analyzed beforehand; and discussed several existing and possible business models for resource recovery. More than 50 participants from different sectors including research, NGO’s, governmental organizations, private sector (mostly from the composting sector), networks and platforms with differe... Read more
AgriProFocus Zambia, in partnership with RVO, the Dutch Embassy, PAZ, LSCS and PUM Netherlands Senior Experts, are organizing two Poultry Masterclasses (training of trainers) in October.
Improving agri-business skills in the poultry sector, specifically of Zambian farms, processors, marketing and export managers and other important stakeholders in the poultry sector in order to tackle the lack of knowledge and skills regarding commercial poultry production.
Poultry value chain actors in medium to large scale poultry farms, including farm and extension managers, and processing, marketing, and/or export managers in Zambia.
Day 1: Bio security (disease control)
Day 2: Feed making/Feeding
Day 3: Record keeping/Poultry Business Management
*Masterclasses include practical sessions and farm visits.
There are only 25 places available. To confirm your eligibility/RSVP/or for more information, please contact Ms. Maumo Mubila via email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: 8th October, 2016.... Read more