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Training Course On Irrigation And Operational Maintenance

July 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Training Course On Irrigation And Operational Maintenance
Sustaining agricultural production through improved soil management is critical to the issue of food security and poverty alleviation in developing countries owing to the escalating population growth, intensified cropping, shrinking agricultural land and widespread land degradation. Limited availability of additional land for crop production along with declining yield growth for major food crops have heightened concerns about agriculture’s ability to feed the world population. Much currently cultivated land is being lost through soil erosion, nutrient depletion, desertification, deforestation, and salinization or overgrazing. As agricultural areas become even more crowded, arable land is likely to come under increasing pressure. Integrated soil health and fertility management (ISHFM) is the key in raising productivity levels while maintaining the natural resource base. This training course aims to guide participants on how to replenish soil nutrient pools, maximize on-farm recycling of nutrients, and reduce nutrient losses to the environment and improving the efficiency of external inputs.
5 days
This course is intended for various actors in the Agriculture Extension (Agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials and policy makers) working with communities, in governments, funding agencies, Research organizations and non-government organizations among others for Agriculture support activities and other development programmes.
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
• Understand validated and participatory approach to designing and implementing effective ISHFM programs
• Apply a participatory approach to designing and implementing an ISHFM program.
• Understand soil fertility concepts.
• Understand soil fertility enhancing strategies that maximize profits and agronomic use efficiency.
• Understand the methodologies and tools to assess suitability, economic feasibility, and impacts of ISHFM on agricultural production, soil fertility, and the environment.
• Understand how to promote ISHFM to farmers and other stakeholders.
• Introduction to ISHFM and basic concepts
• Soil Fertility Management
• Soil Conservation
• ISHFM Strategies to Maximize Profits and Agronomic Use Efficiency
• Extension Techniques
• Non Agronomic Soil Components
Proficiency in use of English language
Meet admission criteria
Key Notes
• The participant must be conversant with English
• Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work.
• Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate
• Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
• The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and A Certificate of successful completion of Training.
• Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance and other personal expenses.
• Accommodation, pickup, freight booking and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.
• One-yearpost-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
• Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, so as to enable us prepare better for you
The workshop focuses on processing a population census or demographic survey, but participants are encouraged to bring any questionnaire relevant to their job responsibilities. It will be conducted in a hands-on, product-oriented environment. Each participant will have exclusive use of a computer, a tablet or Smartphone, and will receive the latest version of the CSPro software.


START DATE: 08/13/2018
END DATE: 08/17/2018

START DATE: 08/27/2018
END DATE: 08/31/2018

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Postal Add: 5402-00100
Nairobi, Kenya
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Mobile No: +254724527104
Head Office: Comet House 1st floor 12A, Along Monrovia Street


July 13
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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monrovia street
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