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    Creating a high yield nursery - Training Workshop Registration

    1st November 2019

    This workshop is for entrepreneurial farmers who are interested in moving into the production of high-yield seeds as a nursery. It covers the high-yield opportunity from KALRO, presenting prize seeds that have been developed, but are not yet being propagated, the marketing needs and support available for high-yield nurseries from FarmBiz, and the set-up and KEPHIS registration process.

    Resource personnel: KALRO, KEPHIS, market researchers, FarmBiz marketing support

     

    Course Objectives: On completion, farmers will:

    • Be able to identify and access high-opportunity high-yield seeds for propagation
    • Will be able to assess the market opportunity for new high-yield seeds
    • Will know of the free marketing support from FarmBiz for high-yield ventures
    • Will understand the set-up and registration process to produce high-yield seeds commercially
    • Will know where to source expertise on seed production methods

    S.No

    Topic

    Duration (TBC)

    Facilitator (input name)

    1

    Introduction: the high yield market opportunity: selling premium seeds

    9:00

    Research Tree Africa (market researchers)

    2

    The high-yield catalogue, how to identify high potential seeds

    9:45

    KALRO

     

    TEA BREAK

    10:30

     

    3

    How to access high-yield seeds for propagation

    11:00

    KALRO

    3

    Marketing new kinds of premium seeds: free articles and ads on FarmBiz Africa to support nurseries

    12:30

    FarmBiz Africa

     

    LUNCH

    13:00

    LUNCH

    4

    St-up and registration of a nursery and of new high-yield seeds for propagation – the process

    14:00

    KEPHIS

    5

    Feedback and close of workshop

    16:00

    FarmBiz Training

    Location: FarmBizAfrica offices, New Kitisuru, Nairobi

    Number of participants: 30 - 50 growers

    Additional visitors: KALRO, KEPHIS

    MONITORING AND FEEDBACK

    To measure the success or failure of the training program, its impact, and how it can be improved, questionnaires will be given out at the end of the session. After three months, another questionnaire will be issued to measure changes in knowledge and assess the impact of the program. 

    Register for the training

    To register for a place on this one-day workshop, please give your details in the form below and send your Sh1,450 course payment to Mpesa number 0725 284 161.

    Note: Your phone number should be the same as the Mpesa number that you send the course payment from.

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