Seed Enterprise Management Institute (SEMIs)
SEMIs was initiated by a team led by Prof. Agnes W. Mwang’ombe at the University of Nairobi in 2010 through financial support under the Programme for Africa’s Seed Systems (PASS) in AGRA. SEMIs is a collaborative program and its role is to provide skills through training of seed personnel in the Seed sector so as to improve seed production and delivery systems within sub-Saharan Africa.
Designed Courses include seven Short Courses are for skills enhancement.
These courses are in modular format and include: –
- Seed Production
- Seed Drying, Processing and Storage
- Seed Business Management
- Seed Marketing
- Crop Seed Production Field Diagnostics
- Plant Protection Organizations (NPPO’s) Quality Regulators
- Seed Quality Assurance and Seed Enterprise Quality Management
Who should attend:
This course is intended for persons dealing in the production of certified seed in seed companies and government officials offering services in certified seed production.
Benefits of the course:
The short courses are intended to instill the following skills:
- Good understanding of seed production management and quality assurance regulations to achieve seed production goals;
- Analytical and interactive ability to enable sound planning and implementation of seed production enterprise;
- Ability to diagnose seed production problems and determination and application of practical solutions;
- Managerial capacity in design and implementation of seed production strategies.
Kindly confirm participation through the following contact persons:
Department of Plant Science: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Daniel Wasonga: email@example.com Mob: +254 727 529 614
Florence Kiwunja: firstname.lastname@example.org Mob: +254 722 382 300
Online at: www.semis-africa.org ; www.cavs.uonbi.ac.ke
Registration for this course is limited to 30 persons only, and will be on first-come basis.
Inclusive of Tuition plus daily meals and transport and airport transfers: US$ 1650; Laboratory and Field visit to relevant Institutions including seed industry : $ 300; Stationery: $ 50.
Bed and Breakfast:$ 840,
Participants will be accommodated in a pleasant environment, a few minutes’ drive from the University
Meals for non sponsored participants:
Lunch and tea: $160. Lunch, and tea at 1000 and 1600 hours, will be served at the venue of the training.
Transportation for non sponsored participants:
Daily transportation to and from the hotel and university, and pickup from and drop-off to, the airport: US$ 250
Notice to all Course participants (Sponsored and non sponsored):
For non sponsored participants please note the above charges are not inclusive of personal allowance and health insurance. However, for all course participants please make personal arrangements for health Insurance.