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Production Course

A two week training course in Jatropha production was developed and held for the first time in 14 to 26 September 2009.

At the bottom of this page are background documents, invitations etc.

On the following pages are material prepared for each day of the course


The objectives are to increase capacity of persons working in Jatropha projects with small farmers in SADC countries. Participants will profit from the experiences of the FACT-ADPP pilot project.

The present project leaders and extension officers will train the participants, mostly in the fields they are working with the farmers in Farmers Clubs.

The course covers good production practices for jatropha as learnt through experience gathered from working with small scale farmers and extensive on-farm research work in Mozambique. Participant shall also be introduced to jatropha processing and conversion technology in the newly established bio fuel center.

Target group

practitioners, project leaders, extension officers and other people involved in similar projects within SADC countries, having an agricultural background in education and/or practical experience.


All participants will receive:

  • A copy for the FACT Jatropha Handbook for each participant
  • Handbook on nursery management
  • A knife for making cuttings
  • A CD with up to date collection of documents about Jatropha and the course material
  • A certificate  of attendance.
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Enrolment form.  168k v. 2 8 Nov 2010, 13:42 Banana hill Consultants
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List of participants, 1st Jatropha Course  21k v. 2 9 Nov 2010, 05:25 Banana hill Consultants
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Evaluation of 1st Jatroopha Course  68k v. 2 9 Nov 2010, 05:24 Banana hill Consultants
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Course program.  181k v. 2 8 Nov 2010, 13:51 Banana hill Consultants
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Course flyer.  175k v. 2 8 Nov 2010, 13:51 Banana hill Consultants