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Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 1 - Structure of Agriculture and Agricultural Policies. Lesson 5: Maximizing Benefits from and Influencing Policies
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson helps the learner identify policies from which we can benefit and ways in which policies can be influenced.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Muniafu, Maina
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 1 - Structure of Agriculture and Agricultural Policies. Lesson 3: Agricultural Policies in Kenya
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson describes the various types of agricultural policies in Kenya and provides an understanding of the rationale behind credit, production, marketing and the extension policies in Kenya.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Muniafu, Maina
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 5 - Agribusiness Management for Farmer Organisations. Lesson 1: Introduction to Economics of the Firm
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This sub-module defines the concept of economics, provides an overview of the concept of a firm and explores the centrality of profit in its models.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Wambalaba, Francis
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 1 - Structure of Agriculture and Agricultural Policies. Lesson 1: Introduction to Agriculture
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to additional skills that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. Lesson 1 of Module 1 provides an overview of the role of agriculture and farmers in the Kenyan economy. It further provides an overview of the agro-ecosystem zones and soil types related to various production systems.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 3 - Entrepreneurship. Lesson 1: Development of Entrepreneurial Mind Set
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. The first lesson from Module 3 on entrepreneurship provides information on the role of entrepreneurship in economic development, how to identify sources of ideas for new agricultural ventures and methods for generating new ideas.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Nduati, Gidraph
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 1: Introduction to Computers
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson provides information on the basics of computer hardware and software systems, information on different storage devices, the importance of the role ICT can play in agricultural operations, and the importance of ICT as a communication tool in sharing farming information.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Ndirangu, Dalton
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 1 - Structure of Agriculture and Agricultural Policies. Lesson 4: Specific Applications and Impacts of Agricultural Policies
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. The aim of this lesson is to describe the various levels of policy implementation and illustrate strengths and shortcomings of policies at the production level.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Muniafu, Maina
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 2 -  Sustainable Agriculture. Lesson 1: Definition and Impact of Sustainable Agriculture
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. Module 2 looks at sustainable agriculture. This lesson provides a definition of sustainable agriculture, discusses the impacts of various agriculture practices and sustainability practices.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 2 -  Sustainable Agriculture. Lesson 2: Management of Agricultural Resources
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. Module 2 looks at sustainable agriculture. This lesson deals with vital agricultural inputs and resources, balancing of output and input requirements and helps the learner to understand improvement measures for agricultural resources available to them.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Management
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Muniafu, Maina
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 2 : Record Keeping
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson explains the importance of record keeping, the benefits to farmers of the 'Enterprise Record Keeping System' and how to set up a spreadsheet to start collecting farm data.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Moore, Andrew
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 2 -  Sustainable Agriculture. Lesson 3: Benefits of Sustainable Agriculture
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson provides information on value factors for various agricultural products, describes methods of sustaining or improving yield, identifies the economic value change due to yield and the impact of value addition to agricultural products.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Muniafu, Maina
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 2 -  Sustainable Agriculture. Lesson 4: Constraining Factors to Sustainable Agriculture
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson discusses factors that prevent farmers from practicing sustainable agriculture as well as the impact of land divisions on production.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Muniafu, Maina
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 3 - Entrepreneurship. Lesson 2: Organisation of Agricultural Enterprises
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson explains the importance of a formal and informal organisation, the process for establishing an agricultural enterprise and the different legal requirements in setting up a new agricultural enterprise.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Law
General Law
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Nduati, Gidraph
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 2 -  Sustainable Agriculture. Lesson 5: Novel Sustainable Production Techniques
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson discusses novel technologies for adoption by farmers in their production systems and explains various options in the drive for sustainable agriculture.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Muniafu, Maina
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 3 - Entrepreneurship. Lesson 4: Record Keeping
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. In this lesson the importance of keeping records in a business is discussed as well as the types of records an entrepreneur should keep and processes to do this.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Nduati, Gidraph
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 5 - Agribusiness Management for Farmer Organisations. Lesson 3: Decision Making - Explicit and Implicit Costs
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson focuses on building skills and economic rationales for decision making under given farming scenarios that may have multiple options. We will spend some time looking specifically at Economic versus Accounting Costs & Relevant Cost Analysis.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Wambalaba, Francis
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 3 : Record Keeping II
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson provides information on what farming activities could be considered 'Enterprises' and incorporated into an Enterprise Accounting spreadsheet, how to use functions to calculate totals and averages within the spreadsheet program, customise formula using a spreadsheet program and how to customise the Enterprise accounting template.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Accounting
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Moore, Andrew
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 3 - Entrepreneurship. Lesson 3: Agricultural Enterprise Business Plan and Marketing
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Marketing
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Nduati, Gidraph
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 5 - Agribusiness Management for Farmer Organisations. Lesson 4: Decision Making Based on Loss Minimization and Present Value
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson continues on from lesson 3 and should be seen as a continuation. You will need to review lesson 3 and the discussion on Economic versus Accounting Costs &Relevant Cost Analysis. In lesson 4, however, we will focus on Revenues & Measurement of Profitability and Risk &Uncertainty.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 5: e-Business
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This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. In this lesson participants are asked to look at various online businesses to determine if any of the firm's advantages are sustainable.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Agriculture
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
United States International University
Author:
Ndirangu, Dalton
Wanyama, Walter