Training on Poultry Farming for Food Security and Poverty Eradication
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Training on Poultry Farming for Food Security and Poverty Eradication

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Introduction:

Poultry farming stands as a pivotal solution in the pursuit of global food security and poverty eradication. In the context of a growing global population and the persistent challenge of hunger, poultry farming offers a viable means to address nutritional deficiencies and uplift communities out of poverty. This training program serves as a comprehensive guide for individuals and organizations seeking to engage in poultry farming as a means of promoting food security and reducing poverty. By imparting knowledge about best practices, sustainable techniques, and business strategies, this course aims to empower participants to contribute effectively to these critical development goals.

Course Objectives:

The primary objectives of this training program are as follows:

  • In-depth Knowledge: Participants will gain a thorough understanding of poultry farming, covering all aspects from breed selection and housing to nutrition, health management, and marketing strategies.
  • Sustainability and Profitability: The course seeks to equip participants with the skills needed to run a sustainable and profitable poultry farming enterprise. This includes optimizing resource use, minimizing environmental impact, and ensuring economic viability.
  • Community Impact: By enhancing participants' capacity to engage in poultry farming, the course aims to directly impact local communities by increasing food availability, generating income opportunities, and contributing to poverty reduction efforts.

Organizational Benefits:

Organizations stand to gain various advantages from engaging in this training program:

  • Enhanced Expertise: Organizations can develop a pool of experts in poultry farming, enabling them to provide more effective assistance to communities and individuals striving to establish or improve their poultry enterprises.
  • Community Development: By spreading the knowledge gained, organizations can facilitate the establishment of poultry farming initiatives within communities, promoting economic growth and improved living standards.
  • Networking Opportunities: Participation in the program enables organizations to connect with other stakeholders, fostering collaborations and partnerships that can lead to broader impact in the poultry farming sector.

Target Participants:

This training program is designed for a diverse range of individuals and groups, including:

  • Farmers and Entrepreneurs: Individuals interested in starting or expanding their poultry farming ventures, seeking to enhance their technical skills and business acumen.
  • Agricultural Extension Workers: Professionals working directly with farming communities, aiming to provide them with up-to-date and relevant information on poultry farming practices.
  • NGO Staff: Employees of non-governmental organizations working on food security and poverty alleviation initiatives, aiming to integrate poultry farming into their programs for sustainable impact.
  • Government Officials: Personnel responsible for agricultural development policies and programs, seeking to bolster their knowledge of poultry farming to enhance national food security efforts.

Duration:

 

5 days

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Poultry Farming for Food Security and Poverty Eradication

  • Importance of poultry farming in global food security and poverty reduction
  • Role of poultry products in balanced nutrition
  • Economic and social impacts of poultry farming

Module 2: Poultry Breeds and Selection

  • Different poultry breeds and their characteristics
  • Selecting breeds based on local conditions and market demand
  • Genetic improvement and hybridization in poultry farming

Module 3: Poultry Housing and Infrastructure

  • Housing requirements for different poultry species
  • Design principles for efficient and disease-resistant poultry housing
  • Ventilation, lighting, and biosecurity considerations

Module 4: Poultry Nutrition and Feeding

  • Nutritional requirements of poultry at different life stages
  • Formulating balanced feed rations using locally available ingredients
  • Feeding practices to enhance growth and egg production

Module 5: Poultry Health Management

  • Common poultry diseases and their prevention
  • Vaccination schedules and disease control measures
  • Biosecurity protocols to prevent disease outbreaks

Module 6: Poultry Reproduction and Hatchery Management

  • Poultry reproductive anatomy and physiology
  • Incubation techniques and hatchery management
  • Ensuring optimal chick health and quality

Module 7: Poultry Farm Management and Record Keeping

  • Daily operations and management of a poultry farm
  • Record keeping for production, expenses, and income
  • Decision-making based on data analysis

Module 8: Marketing and Value Addition in Poultry Farming

  • Developing marketing strategies for poultry products
  • Adding value through processing and packaging
  • Accessing markets and building customer relationships

Module 9: Sustainable Practices in Poultry Farming

  • Sustainable and organic poultry farming approaches
  • Waste management and environmental sustainability
  • Integration of poultry farming with agroforestry and crop production

Module 10: Business Planning and Financial Management

  • Developing a poultry farming business plan
  • Budgeting, cost analysis, and financial projections
  • Securing funding and accessing credit for poultry enterprises

Module 11: Gender Inclusion and Social Empowerment

  • Gender dynamics in poultry farming and its impact on food security
  • Strategies for promoting women's participation and empowerment
  • Addressing cultural barriers and promoting gender equality

Module 12: Scaling Up and Replication

  • Scaling up successful poultry farming models
  • Replicating best practices in different contexts
  • Developing networks and partnerships for knowledge sharing

General Notes

  • All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs
  • The participant must be conversant in English
  • Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.
  • Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)
  • Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule
  • Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
  • The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.
  • Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.
  • Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.
  • One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
  • Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)
  • Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.
  • For any inquiries reach us at training@fdc-k.org or +254712260031
  • Website:www.fdc-k.org

 

 

 

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