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New Agribusiness Course

NEW AGRIBUSINESS COURSE: Building agribusiness relations for sustainable profit - Learning key skills for inclusive business brokerage

Date and location: 13 -24 November 2017 in Ibadan, Nigeria 

For:  professionals providing agribusiness support services to small-scale farmers,  processors and other affiliated enterprises

Candidates can apply here and click here for scholarship information.

This course will provide concrete skills that participants may immediately apply in their work. 

They will:

  1. Get practical tips on how to secure a stable flow of income for their business support services.
  2. Learn to build trust in order to establish sustainable business relationships between farmers, lenders, input and service providers. .
  3. Improve their negotiation skills and gain confidence in drafting contracts, which paves the way for better business deals. 


Week 1:  Business skills and concepts

Week 2:  Facilitation and brokering skills

 Application and scholarships
More information on course content and the online application form are available on the course webpages.
Self-funded applicants face less competition and have a bigger chance of being selected.  
All courses qualify for Nuffic scholarships (NFP - 50 countries).  Courses in the Netherlands qualify also for MENA scholarships. 
The application deadline for scholarships is 22 March 2017. 
Candidates with other funding can apply until:  12 September 2017
Information on other courses can be found on:  www.icra-edu.org/courses