Sustainable Food Value Chains Knowledge Platform

Market-Oriented Farm Management for Trainers of Extension Workers - Africa


This training package is aimed at trainers who need to train public and private sector front line agricultural extension workers in farm management in Africa. Its aim is to contribute to building capacity by improving the skills of extension workers and, through them, the farmers with whom they work. The training methodology used in the materials is experiential and participatory.  The package is composed of seven modules: Module 1: Getting started; Module 2: Understanding the farm setting; Module 3: Farm management decision-making; Module 4: Farm management tools; Module 5: Participatory approaches; Module 6: Planning; Module 7 Review, evaluation and examination. There is also a training aids package composed of hand outs, test forms and PowerPoints.  

Countries: General Africa
Commodities: Non-Commodity specific
Topics: SFVC development in general, Production
Authoring organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Category: Field-based materials
Level Suitability: Advanced
References: EN