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Farmers Agribusiness Training Course

This Farmers` Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a `farm` to a `firm`.

Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Full Module (Multimedia)

This Farmers’ Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a `farm` to a `firm`.

Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 3 - Entrepreneurship. Lesson 2: Organisation of Agricultural Enterprises

This lesson explains the importance of a formal and informal organisation, the process for establishing an agricultural enterprise and the different legal requirements in setting up a new agricultural enterprise.

Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 3 - Entrepreneurship. Lesson 1: Development of Entrepreneurial Mind Set

This lesson provides information on the role of entrepreneurship in economic development, how to identify sources of ideas for new agricultural ventures and methods for generating new ideas.

Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis Module (Maize)

This module was developed from the first topic of the Collaborative Masters in Agricultural and Applied Economics course titled Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis. The module is subdivided into five sections.

Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 2 - Sustainable Agriculture. Lesson 3: Benefits of Sustainable Agriculture

This lesson provides information on value factors for various agricultural products, describes methods of sustaining or improving yield, identifies the economic value change due to yield and the impact of value addition to agricultural products.

Farmers' Agribusiness Training Course: Module 1 Supplementary Reading. Rural Financial Services in Kenya: What is Working and Why?

This study examines the evolving structure of the rural financial services in Kenya and the extent to which the current financial institutions have improved access to producers and traders in the rural areas.

Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 1 Lesson 3 Supplementary Reading. Trends in Regional Agricultural Productivity in Kenya

This study undertook to assess the direction and magnitude of changes in agricultural productivity in Kenya over the last 25 years in order to identify cost-effective strategies to promote future agricultural productivity.