Organic Farmers Program

Organic Farmers Program

INTRODUCTION
At the invitation of Decent Living Training Centre, the Kenya Institute of Organic Farming accepted to
train the first thirteen farmers ready to start production for local consumption and exports products
that are organically produced. The farmers are determined to pursue the training to certification after
six months of accompaniment by KIOF.
The participants and trainers gathered at Decent Living Training Centre and after prayers, started by adopting the daily program.

 

Daily Program

8:30 – 10:45 AM First Session
10:45 – 11:00 AM Tea Break
11:00 – 01:00 PM Second Session
01:00 – 02:00 PM Lunch Break
02:00 – 04:00 PM Third Session

 

 

 

 

Participant expectations

  • What is organic farming
  • To meet specialists of organic farming
  • How to turn from chemicals to organic farming
  • Effect of chemical to organic farming and the environment
  • Soil hidden wealth, what is it?
  • How to be empowered in Organic Farming
  • How to composite
  • Grain protection after harvesting
  • Certification of organic farmers
  • Vale addition to other organic products
  • How to benefit from organic farming
  • To be more informed as a farmer
  • How to involve community
  • How to become a trainer
  • How to market organic produce at reasonable price
  • How to get organic farming skills
  • Comparing Organic and chemical farming
  • Organic farming applicable to animal health
  • Export opportunities of organic products
  • How to expand the market of organic products
  • How to involve other partners – Networking
  • Herbal Medicines
  • How to improve human and animal health