Climate Smart Agriculture Course


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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.


June 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
CSA20 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Kisumu, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
CSA20 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Kampala, Uganda $1,900 Register
CSA20 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Accra, Ghana $2,400 Register
CSA20 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
CSA20 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Pretoria, South Africa $2,400 Register
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June 2024

Date
Duration
Location
Fee
Action
17 Jun - 21 Jun 2024
5 days
Kisumu
KES 84,000 $1,100
17 Jun - 21 Jun 2024
5 days
Kampala
$1,900
17 Jun - 21 Jun 2024
5 days
Accra
$2,400
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Nakuru
KES 84,000 $1,100
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Pretoria
$2,400
I Want To See More Dates...

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

Request Custom Schedule

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


INTRODUCTION

With the negative impacts of the farming practices to the environment, climate change is expected to have a damaging effect on crop and livestock production, hence smallholder farmers’ way of life is affected. Climate smart agriculture practices sustainably increase agricultural productivity, support equitable increases in farm incomes, food security and development; adapting and building resilience of agricultural and food security systems to climate change at multiple levels; and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

DURATION

5 days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is intended for various actors in the Agriculture Extension (Agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials, and policymakers) working with communities, in governments, funding agencies, Research organizations, non-government organizations, small and medium enterprises for agricultural development, farmer organizations and cooperatives, Development practitioners and programme managers and anyone who wants to learn more about modern food production, farming and environmental challenges.


Course Level:

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the course, participants will:

  • Have an understanding of effects of climate change on agriculture productivity.
  • Have enhanced their knowledge and understanding of the concepts and principles of climate smart agriculture.
  • Be knowledgeable on climate smart agriculture practices in crop and livestock production
  • Got intensive training on climate smart agriculture in developing countries
  • Have an understanding of improved sustainability approaches in agriculture production,
  • Understand that climate smart agriculture practices sustainably increase agricultural productivity, farm incomes, food security and development.
  • Understand that climate smart agriculture practices make agricultural and food security systems adapt and become resilient to climate change and remove greenhouse gases.
  • Identify climate smart agriculture Strategies on Climate Change adaptation.
  • Learn on ways of increasing the current production levels to meet the consumption demands without having a negative impact on the environment.
  • Have an understanding of the climate finance.
  • Gain knowledge on crop and livestock insurance.
  • Identify the needed collaboration efforts among stakeholders on climate smart agriculture and Climate Change Adaptation and devise on how the collaboration can be strengthened

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

  • Climate Change
  • Agriculture, Climate Change and Food Security
  • Climate-Smart Agriculture Concept
  • Farmers becoming resilient to climate change shocks and stresses when they adapt climate smart agriculture practices
  • Climate-Smart Agriculture Solutions
  • Removing Barriers and Enabling the Environment for Adoption of Climate-Smart Agriculture
  • Crop and livestock insurance
  • Climate financing
  • Gender in climate smart agriculture
  • The Lead Farmer Concept in climate smart agriculture

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Course Administration Details:

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]


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