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  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 5: e-Business

    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'. In this lesson participants are asked to look at various online businesses to determine if any of the firm's advantages are sustainable

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 3 - Entrepreneurship. Lesson 5: Credit Management

    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 lesson describes funding possibilities, the process for sourcing funds, the measures that should be taken to ensure effective...

  • 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: Module 2 - Sustainable Agriculture. Lesson 5: Novel Sustainable Production Techniques

    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'. This lesson discusses novel technologies for adoption by farmers in their production systems and explains various options in the drive for sustainable...

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 2 - Sustainable Agriculture. Lesson 4: Constraining Factors to Sustainable Agriculture

    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'. This lesson discusses factors that prevent farmers from practicing sustainable agriculture as well as the impact of land divisions on production.

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

    The objectives of this paper are threefold: (1) to assess the direction and magnitude of changes in agricultural productivity in Kenya in the last 25 years for five of the most important agricultural provinces in Kenya, with particular focus on the period since the initiation of agricultural policy adjustment in the 1990s; (2) to identify the major factors affecting changes in crop...

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 1 - Structure of Agriculture and Agricultural Policies. Lesson 4: Specific Applications and Impacts of Agricultural Policies

    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 aim of this lesson is to describe the various levels of policy implementation and illustrate strengths and shortcomings of policies at the production...

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 1 - Structure of Agriculture and Agricultural Policies. Lesson 2: Management of Agricultural Resources

    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'. This lesson describes Kenya's agricultural set-up, the role of producers in the agricultural sector and the differences between public and private sector...

  • The new producer safety net: Disaster programs and Average Crop Revenue Election

    This presentation provides information on what relief the United States of America's Farm Service Agency can provide to farmers in times of disaster.

  • Land Reform and Farm-Household Income Inequality: The Case of Georgia

    The income inequality implications of land reform are examined for the case of Georgia using regression-based inequality decomposition techniques. An egalitarian land redistribution is likely to equalize per-capita income among farm households, implying that continuing the land reform process in Georgia is likely to benefit poorer households, relatively speaking. However, land fragmentation...

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