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Course Name: Enabling Smallholder Farmers in Producers Groups to Conform to Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

Special offer for group registration:
Number of participants Fees
2-5 $ 700
6 -10 $ 650
11-50 $ 500
> 50 $ 450
To register as a group, contact us through: E: or give us a call on T: +254707053111
Course Date Duration Location Fee: Registrations
Date: 29/07/2024 - 02/08/2024 5 Days Abuja,Nigeria $ 950 Click to register
Date: 05/08/2024 - 09/08/2024 5 Days Kigali, Rwanda $ 950 Click to register
Date: 26/08/2024 - 30/08/2024 5 Days Pretoria, S/Africa $ 950 Click to register
Date: 02/09/2024 - 06/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi, Kenya $ 950 Click to register
Date: 23/09/2024 - 27/09/2024 5 Days Abuja, Nigeria $ 950 Click to register
Date: 30/09/2024 - 04/10/2024 5 Days Kigali, Rwanda $ 950 Click to register
Date: 28/10/2024 - 01/11/2024 5 Days Pretoria, S/Africa $ 950 Click to register
Date: 04/11/2024 - 08/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi, Kenya $ 950 Click to register
Date: 09/12/2024 - 13/12/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya $ 950 Click to register


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Course Description

Sanitary and phytosanitary measures have continued to attract considerable attention from African governments, because they pose significant challenges to smallholder farmers and agro-processors. In an attempt to promote access to regional and international markets, most regulatory standards seem not to take due cognizance of smallholder farmers" concerns in complying with SPS measures. A lot of agricultural produce are rejected in the international market because they don’t meet the international standards due to high residue levels. This course introduces participants to the importance of standards and quality systems for the agrifood sector in relation to the export market. It also offer proven solutions on how smallholder farmers in producers groups can overcome the challenges and constraints in conformity to sanitary and phytosanitary measures.


Learning outcomes

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

    Understand the requirements for Pest Risk Analysis (PRA)

    Understand the documentation process of the PRA

    Competently facilitate international trade at producers group levels

    Create market transparency

    Promote quality agricultural production

    Improve producers’ groups profitability by exporting to the international market.

    Identifying differences between standards for a specific export market

    Make decisions regarding which export market to access


Who should enroll?

This course is intended for staff of agricultural organizations exporting to the international market as well as various other actors such as agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials, researchers, producer groups officials and policymakers working with a value chain that is intended to reach export markets.


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Why train with us

Vital Extra Learning guarantees our clients:

    State-of-the-art facilities and training infrastructure

    Extended tradition of hand-holding during post engagement

    Service delivery through highly seasoned industry experts.

    Value for money




This training can be customized for your institution or delivered at your preferred location upon request. For training customization, contact us through
Email: info@
+234 (0) 8038 066705,
+234 (0) 9039055940
+254 707 053 111


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