Rural Agribusiness Development and Management
This course description is indicative, and only for reference purposes. The course is not scheduled unless advertised in our calendar. If you are interested in this course, or require a customized course that is similar to this, please note that fees start from USD 25,000 for a two-week course. This fee is for a customized course for ten or fewer participants. For additional participants, the fee is USD 2500 per participant.
For these fees, the client may customize the course to the precise needs of the client's organization. Scheduling will be in consultation with the client.
Participants: Senior agricultural officers, agricultural extension officials and policy makers, rural development officers.
Course Brief: This program exposes participants to various types of agribusiness that can be developed in rural areas and makes a critical analysis of their development and management, thus enabling participants to gain a wider perspective for initiating similar programs in their own countries.
Participants learn the strategic approaches used by the Thai government to initiate and promote small-scale agribusiness; visit and observe central markets and management systems for various agricultural commodities; visit and observe various types of small-scale agribusiness managed by individuals or groups of farmers; meet and discuss with government officials, traders, and farmers to discuss and exchange views on agribusinesses; and meet and exchange experiences on agribusiness development and management with international participants.