Showing posts with label agriculture as a business. Show all posts
Showing posts with label agriculture as a business. Show all posts

Saturday, December 10, 2011

20 Ways to Make $25,000 per month running an Agricultural Business

fish on a stall in Uganda
Josephine Kiiza, director of St Jude Family Projects at Busense, Kabonera subcounty in Masaka, is of the most successful farmers in Uganda.

At St. Jude family agricultural projects, they practice and train farmers in modern Integrated Organic Farming, a technology where various items on the farm - plants, animals, water and soils, are in such a way contributes directly or indirectly to the other.

A newvision article published in october 2005, mentions that Josephine Kiiza earns Uganda shillings 50 million ($25,000) per month from her 3.7 acre farm. She farm has She probably earns more money now.

Friday, December 9, 2011

5 Must-have Skills Sets For Youth in Farming or Agriculture

Five skill sets youth in farming must have
This from an extensive research study conducted by Catholic Relief Services and Ciat which involved interviewing 40 farmer groups with over 1000 members on 3 different continents.

The 5 skill sets which are important for running a successful agricultural business are discussed in their  video below.

The 5 important skills sets are:
  1. Group management, 
  2. Savings and financial management, 
  3. Basic business and marketing, 
  4. Technology and Innovation
  5. Natural resource management for sustainable production