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Short courses

Baraka Agriculture College offers a wide range of competence based short courses, some of which may be accredited by TVET-CDACC at level 3 or level 4. The general objective of all short courses is to capacity and capability build participants with skills that will contribute to each improving the efficiency of their farm business, other rural business enterprises or their competence as development workers or administrators.

Short courses are designed to meet the needs of farmers, youth, development workers and rural business people. BAC has the capacity to provide competence based short courses in: Sustainable Agriculture; Organic Farming; Kitchen Gardening; Horticulture; Green House production; Beekeeping; Dairy Cattle; Dairy Goats; Poultry; Pigs; Fish farming; Farm Management; Rural Hospitality; Value Addition; Dry Land farming; Artisan training.

Curricula for short courses will be agreed with the participants and with the sponsoring agency. The duration of short courses ranges from one to six weeks and will depend on the needs of the participants and sponsoring agency.


Curriculum for short courses aim at developing technical skills and self-confidence of the participants. the syllabus for each course unit is developed in a participatory manner involving the sponsoring individual or agency and the course participants.

Short courses in each area may be run at introductory level, operational level or advance levels.

  1. Sustainable Agriculture

The objective of the training is to have a happy family by ensuring there is sustained production of farm enterprises for food security, increased income and energy by ensuring that natural resources including soil fertility, water and bio diversity are well managed.

  • Organic farming

The objective of this training is to ensure that there is safe production of food, reduced cost of production and enhanced soil fertility

  • Dairy farming

The objective is to build the capacities of farmers to manage the dairy animals for increased and sustained food security and household income from milk

  • Beekeeping

The objective of this training is to have increased household income from bee farming and enhance production of crops due to pollination. The beekeeping training has five levels that include:

  • Introduction to beekeeping
  • Queen rearing and bee multiplication
  • Bee management
  • Beekeeping equipment making
  • Value addition and processing of hive products