Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.

Agri-Business, Enterprise Development and Market Linkage Course

Event Date: 
Oct 14, 2019 to Oct 19, 2019
9:00 am to 4:00 pm EAT
Foscore Development Center


Agribusiness and Enterprise development is a course oriented towards imparting knowledge about different activities, economic concepts and tools related to understanding agriculture as a business. The course modules: Economics of Production, Agriculture as a business, Micro-enterprise Development and Management, Financial Planning, Principles of Business Management and Marketing, Entrepreneurship Development and Networking.

Course Objective:

  • Agriculture as a business
  • Economic approaches and business strategies in agribusiness and enterprise development
  • Understand the nature, importance, and role of agribusiness firms in the domestic and the international markets in which farmers compete
  • Economic principles related to agriculture and agribusiness
  • Developing agribusiness plans

Who should attend?

National governments, UN partners and NGOs, Agriculture Extension (Agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials and policymakers) working with communities, in governments, funding agencies, Research organizations

Course content

  • Introduction
  • Agribusiness system, food and Fiber industry
  • Agribusiness and entrepreneurship development
  • Understanding Consumer
  • Business Behavior And Market Equilibrium
  • Macroeconomics And Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Policy and the Role of the Government in Agribusiness Development
  • International Agricultural Trade and
  • Marketing Management in the Agriculture
  • Cooperative Society of the system cooperative society development
  • Challenges and the Future of the Agriculture and the Whole Agribusiness (Agri-Food) System

General Notes

  • All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs
  • The participant must be conversant with English
  • Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.
  • Upon completion of training, the participant will be issued with Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)
  • Training will be done at Foscore development center (FDC-K) center in Nairobi Kenya. We also offer more than five participants training at requested location within Kenya, more than ten participants within east Africa and more than twenty participants all over the world.
  • 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 year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
  • Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%) plus free five-hour adventure drive to the National game park, in Nairobi.
  • Payment should be done two weeks before the commence of the training, to FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

Read more and register online.

Download the 2019 Course Calendar PDF

Course fee$ 1,000.00

Posts Related to this Event