Organic Agriculture Basic

Discover the secrets of successful organic farming with our comprehensive Organic Agriculture Basic course. This 5-day program is designed to provide you with the essential knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the field of organic agriculture. From soil testing and garden preparation to pest management and agroforestry, you will gain a solid foundation in sustainable farming practices.

During this course, you will delve into the world of organic agriculture and learn key techniques to optimize your farming practices. Explore the art of soil testing using finger and bottle methods, and gain insights into garden layout, appropriate spacing, and effective transplanting. Discover how to improve soil fertility through composting, top dressing, and green manure, while mastering the art of pest, disease, and weed management using organic methods. Expand your knowledge of agricultural innovations such as portable gardens and greenhouse farming, and unlock the potential of beneficial agroforestry systems. Additionally, you will explore the establishment of tree nurseries and learn the techniques of grafting and budding fruit trees.


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Skills You Will Acquire

During this introductory course in organic farming, we will train you on how to…

  • Soil testing using finger and bottle methods
  • Garden preparation, layout, and transplanting techniques
  • Soil fertility improvement through composting and green manure
  • Pest, disease, and weed management using organic methods
  • Utilizing agricultural innovations for improved farming practices
  • Greenhouse and screenhouse farming techniques
  • Creating beneficial agroforestry systems
  • Establishing tree nurseries and grafting fruit trees

Course Objectives

The main objective of this course is to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge needed to succeed in organic agriculture. By the end of the program, you will have a thorough understanding of organic farming techniques and be able to apply them effectively on your own farm.

The course is designed as a combination of classroom sessions, practical training, and field visits to spice farmers in the Uluguru Mountains. You will have the opportunity to learn from experienced staff and farmers, gaining practical insights and real-world knowledge. The course will be held at our Farmer Training Centre (FTC) in Vianzi, Mvomero District, Morogoro. Accommodation, meals, and training materials will be provided.

Courses Dates 2023

  • 24th Jun – 28th Jul 2024 — Course ID: OA 035
  • 7th Oct – 11th Oct 2024 — Course ID: OA 036
  • 18th Nov – 21st Nov 2024 — Course ID: OA 037

Please note that our training schedule is subject to change due to variable course attendance. To confirm the course dates contact us as indicated below.

Training Fee:

TZS 250,000 per participant, the fee includes training, materials, accommodation, meals at the training center, and transport to and from the training center (from Morogoro city).

Join us on this transformative journey into the world of organic agriculture. Enroll today and become a skilled practitioner in sustainable farming practices.

For more information and registration, please contact us at training@kilimo.org.

Application Form

Register now for our training courses and gain valuable skills in sustainable agriculture! Simply fill out the form below with your contact information, course selection, and preferred date. Payment options available upon registration.

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Organic Agriculture Basic
24th Jun – 28th Jul 2024 — Course ID: OA 035
7th October – 11th October 2024 — Course ID: OA 035
18th November – 22th November 2024 — Course ID: OA 036
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