Certificate in Agricultural Production Sustainability

This course delves into the key principles and strategies necessary to cultivate crops and manage livestock in an environmentally responsible and economically viable manner. Participants will explore the integration of cutting-edge technologies and sustainable methodologies to foster resilience, minimize environmental impact, and ensure the long-term viability of agricultural production systems.

Course Overview

The Agricultural Production Sustainability course is designed to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of sustainable practices in agricultural production.

What you’ll learn
  • Explore the core principles and philosophies of sustainable agriculture.
  • Understand the importance of crop diversity and rotation in maintaining soil health and preventing resource depletion.
  • Learn strategies for minimizing the use of chemical pesticides through integrated pest management.
  • Gain insights into soil health assessment, conservation practices, and sustainable soil management.
  • Explore sustainable water usage, irrigation techniques, and conservation measures in agricultural settings.
  • Understand sustainable livestock management practices, including animal welfare, grazing, and feed efficiency.
  • Explore the integration of trees and biodiversity in agricultural landscapes to enhance sustainability.
Requirements

Candidates must;

  • Have at least a pass in English and Mathematics/Statistics at WASSCE, SSCE or GCE “O” level or NECO
  • Have access to either a computer or smartphone with Internet Connectivity.
  • Be equipped with quality webcam and headphones
Duration & Fees
  • Regular – 8 Weeks – ₦170,000
  • Fast-Track – 6 Weeks – ₦255,000
Program Dates
  • December, 2023 – February, 2024
  • March – May, 2024
  • June – August, 2024
  • September – November, 2024

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