Commercial Sesame Seeds Production and Processing for Exports – IAMN

SESAME VALUE CHAIN: COMMERCIAL FARMING, PROCESSING OPERATIONS AND GLOBAL TRADE

SESAME VALUE CHAIN: COMMERCIAL FARMING, PROCESSING OPERATIONS AND GLOBAL TRADE

Workshop Summary

This intensive 3-day workshop is designed to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in commercial sesame seed production, processing, and export management. The sesame seed industry in Nigeria holds significant export potential but faces challenges due to a lack of appropriate production techniques and export strategies. Whether you are a new or experienced agribusiness entrepreneur, this workshop will equip you with the latest strategies and tools to maximize productivity, ensure quality processing, and effectively manage the export of sesame seeds.

Curriculum and Schedules

Morning Session:

      • Welcome and Introduction:
        • Overview of the workshop objectives and agenda.
        • Introduction to facilitators and participants.
      • Overview of the Sesame Seed Industry in Nigeria:
        • Current state of the sesame seed industry.
        • Economic importance and market opportunities.
      • Soil Preparation and Seed Selection:
        • Soil fertility and land preparation techniques.
        • Selecting high-yield and disease-resistant sesame seed varieties.

Afternoon Session:

      • Planting Techniques and Crop Management:
        • Best practices for planting sesame seeds.
        • Water and nutrient management.
      • Integrated Pest Management:
        • Identifying common pests and diseases.
        • Sustainable pest control methods.
      • Q&A and Networking:
        • Open forum for questions and interaction with experts.
        • Networking opportunities with fellow participants.

Field Visit:

      • Visit to a local sesame seed farm to observe agronomic practices and interact with farmers.

Morning Session:

      • Harvesting and Post-Harvest Handling:
        • Best practices for harvesting sesame seeds.
        • Techniques for minimizing post-harvest losses.
      • Introduction to Sesame Seed Processing Technologies:
        • Overview of traditional and modern processing methods.
        • Introduction to processing equipment and machinery.

Afternoon Session:

      • Quality Control in Sesame Seed Processing:
        • Ensuring product quality and safety.
        • Standards and certifications in sesame seed processing.
      • Value Addition and Product Diversification:
        • Creating value-added products (e.g., sesame oil, tahini).
        • Exploring new market opportunities and product lines.
      • Q&A and Networking:
        • Open forum for questions and interaction with experts.
        • Networking opportunities with fellow participants.

Factory Visit:

      • Visit to a sesame seed processing plant to see the technologies and quality control measures in action.

Morning Session:

      • Export Market Analysis and Entry Strategies:
        • Identifying potential export markets.
        • Developing strategies for market entry and expansion.
      • Export Documentation and Compliance:
        • Understanding export documentation requirements.
        • Compliance with international trade regulations.

Afternoon Session:

      • Risk Management in Sesame Seed Export:
        • Identifying and mitigating export risks.
        • Strategies for managing financial, operational, and market risks.
      • Business Plan Development and Feasibility Studies:
        • Crafting a comprehensive business plan.
        • Conducting feasibility studies to assess business viability.
      • Q&A and Networking:
        • Open forum for questions and interaction with experts.
        • Networking opportunities with fellow participants.

N195,000

Venue: ABUJA, IBADAN, ONLINE

  • Feasibility Studies: Comprehensive feasibility studies tailored to individual business needs.
  • Risk Management Toolkits: Access to advanced risk management tools to safeguard your investment.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with industry experts and fellow participants for ongoing support and collaboration.
  • Continuous Support: Post-training mentorship and access to exclusive resources and updates in the broiler industry.
  • Expert Instruction: Learn from seasoned professionals with extensive experience in the broiler industry.
  • Hands-On Training: Practical sessions that provide real-world insights and applications.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: A well-rounded program covering production, processing, and investment risk management.
  • Transformative Outcomes: Gain the knowledge and skills to elevate your agribusiness to new heights.
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For registration and more information, please contact:

Training Executive

Institute of Agribusiness Management Nigeria

Tel/Whatsapp: 08131215475

E: mail: www.masterclass@agribusinessnigeria.org

Website: www.agribusinessnigeria.org/masterclass

This workshop promises to be an intense and engaging experience, packed with valuable information and practical tools to ensure your success in the rice industry. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to transform your agribusiness!