Market systems development 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
MSD07 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Kisumu, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
MSD07 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
MSD07 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Kampala, Uganda $1,900 Register
MSD07 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Accra, Ghana $2,400 Register
MSD07 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Pretoria, South Africa $2,400 Register
MSD07 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Kampala, Uganda $1,900 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
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Nakuru
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
Pretoria
$2,400
17 Jun - 21 Jun 2024
5 days
Kampala
$1,900
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

Market systems development programme support people living in poverty to increase their income, gain employment, and purchase basic goods. The approach can achieve sustainable impact at scale, but faces many practical challenges. For example, what sectors should you work in? Who should you partner with, and how? How can you learn from implementation and adapt your programme?

This training will introduce the core concepts of market systems development and provide simple, practical tips to enable you to implement them in your context.

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 and anyone who wants to learn more about organic food production, farming and environmental challenges.


Course Level:

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

During this course, you will:

  • Learn what a market systems approach is, and how it is different (and similar) to other approaches.
  • Understand how to analyse sectors and markets, and identify the most important challenges in each area.
  • Find out how to develop interventions that are appropriate for the context. This includes developing a vision of success, partnering with appropriate actors and negotiating deals.
  • Learn how to manage interventions adaptively, gathering the most important information in order to help you and other market actors understand whether the intervention is working, and whether to change it.
  • Understand concepts of scale and sustainability. If the pilot is successful, how can market actors take it to scale in a way that is sustainable?

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

  • Adaptive Management for market development.
  • Supply Chain Management Development Strategies
  • Analyzing markets.
  • Monitoring & Evaluation in Market Systems
  • Challenges in market systems
  • Financing in market development.
  • Challenges to accessing capital to enabler smallholder commercialization.
  • Perspective of agriculture and the micro finances.
  • Issues and challenges facing agriculture micro finances.
  • Micro finance credit and lending policies.
  • Transforming the Agrifinance Market System
  • Market system approaches.
  • Practical Market Systems Development Approaches.
  • Interventions for developing a market.
  • Private Sector Voices: Building an Enabling Environment for Investment in market systems
  • The role of partnerships in markets.
  • Scaling up and sustainability in a market system.
  • Input Supply Market Development Strategies.
  • Good Practices for Integrating Gender Equality in market systems.
  • Increasing Women's Profitable Participation in Market Systems

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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 or +250 789 621 067 

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

PAYMENT

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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