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  • Strengthening Critical Value Chains with Agshare Open Knowledge Agshare II Convening 2015Strengthening Critical Value Chains with Agshare Open Knowledge Agshare II Convening 2015

    The purpose of the AgSgare convening was to provide an opportunity for project teams: * Makerere College of Communication and Information Science (CoCIS) – Indigenous Agricultural Knowledge * Makerere College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB) – Dairy Hygiene * Haramaya Department of Agricultural Information and Communication Management (AICM)-...

  • AgShare Planning and Pilot Project Impact Study

    The aim of the AgShare Planning and Pilot Project is to create a scalable and sustainable collaboration of existing organizations for African publishing, localizing, and sharing of teaching and learning materials that fill critical resource gaps in African MSc agriculture curriculum. This Impact Study focussed on assessing AgShare impact on the three layers of the project, namely: teaching...

  • Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis - Coffee

    The objective of this course is to provide students with a theoretical and empirical basis for valuating agricultural marketing organization and actors for market performance and public policy decision, and to enable them develop and use the tools of economic theory to analyse issues related to the marketing of agricultural commodities. In addition, case study reports and video footage that...

  • Perspectives of Agricultural Extension

    The Perspectives of Agricultural Extension aims at providing Agricultural Information and Communication Management (AICM) students with an understanding of the perspectives of agricultural extension. Specifically, the module aims to: * Enable student understanding of agricultural extension perspectives in the current changing scenario of agriculture * Enhance students’ understanding...

  • Agricultural Marketing Management Module

    The main objective of this module is to develop your understanding and skills to successfully manage the marketing of agricultural and food products in a global, ever-changing, competitive and sometimes even in a hostile environment. The module specifically aims at: * Acquainting you with the generic concepts of Marketing Management. * Providing you with an overview of marketing of...

  • Makereke University Agshare Baseline: Brucellosis and Mastitis Herd and Milk Cleanness Score Card

    This cross-sectional study was carried out in March 2011, in Keshunga and Kashongi sub-counties in Kirhura District.  In Keshunga sub-county, six farmers were purposively selected by the leadership of Amate gaitu cooperative, based on their previous participation in AgShare pilot study. Kahongi sub-county was included in this study due to the high prevalence of brucellosis reported in...

  • Farm Milk Production, Marketing and Processing Activities in Kiruhura District: A Situational Report

    The main purpose of the study was for AgShare team from Makerere University to share the agricultural skills and knowledge with Kiruhura farmers, and equip them with better milk handling and marketing skills through experience sharing and feedback meetings. The vision of the project is to contribute to the development of a healthier and a wealthier livestock based community in Africa, by...

  • Dairy Products Quality and Safety Module

    This module equips the student with a broad knowledge of quality assurance and quality management related to the safety of milk products. It further aims to provide and understanding of government regulations related to quality assurance and how to apply quality management tools to collect, organize and evaluate data. 

  • 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'. This is a pdf of all the 5 modules in the course. (4MB). The module is subdivided into five sections, Module 1: Structure of Agricultural...

  • 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'. The module is subdivided into five sections, Module 1: Structure of Agricultural Sector and Policies, Module 2: Sustainable Agriculture, Module 3:...

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