Table of Contents Table of Contents
Previous Page  18-19 / 162 Next Page
Information
Show Menu
Previous Page 18-19 / 162 Next Page
Page Background

16 To register online vis

it

www

.ent

e

rp ri se s.up. a

c.z

a

Course Catalogue Sub-Category: Agriculture

Course Number:

P002209

Course Title:

Artificial Insemination (AI) of Cattle

Contact Days:

3

Course Leader Name:

Pr of Edward Cottington Webb

Brief Description:

This is an introductory course on Artificial Insemination (AI) of cattle. The basic anatomy and physiology of the female reproductive

system are discussed, as well as the basic endocrinology and reproductive cycles in bovines. The course includes a 60 per cent practical

component and serves as entrance requirement for the advanced course for subsequent registration as inseminators of cattle. Basic

knowledge of cattle management and production is a recommendation.

Course Number:

P001742

Course Title:

Basic Potato Pathology

Contact Days:

2

Course Leader Name:

Dr J

acquie van der Waals

Brief Description:

This course covers the basic principles of plant pathology and epidemiology of diseases. The most common pathogen types, fungal,

viral and bacterial diseases on potatoes in South Africa, and the disease triangle will be discussed. At the end of the course, delegates

will know the climatic conditions under which each disease develops, and be able to recommend control or management options for

each disease and pest.

Course Number:

P002074

Course Title:

Communication for Rural Innovation Development

Contact Days:

10

Course Leader Name:

Dr T

sakani Ngomane

Brief Description:

This course is designed to help generate and enhance extension and advisory services through communication for rural development.

Agricultural extension and advisory services must provide an effective linkage between farmers and/or home makers, agricultural

research and crucial sources of information. Different communication methods may be used to help role-players to increase competence,

form sound opinions and make better decisions for increased productivity.

Course Number:

P002825

Course Title:

Land Rehabilitation: Reclamation and Restoration

Contact Days:

3

Course Leader Name:

Dr W ayne Truter

Brief Description:

The course will teach the principles of rehabilitating the natural environment disturbed by any development such as surface mining,

improper agricultural land management practices or any form of pollution. The objective is to reinstate appropriate land uses or

agricultural potential. This course will teach people the interrelationships between environmental factors and their importance in

rehabilitating or reclaiming the potential of a degraded or disturbed environment.

Course Number:

P001451

Course Title:

Milk Goat Management

Contact Days:

4

Course Leader Name:

Pr of Edward Donkin

Brief Description:

This training course aims to promote the use of milk goats as a source of high-quality protein for small-scale farmers in developing

areas. Milk goats have been used successfully in this manner in many parts of the world because they are more appropriate than cattle

for milk production in small-scale farming.

Course Catalogue Sub-Category: Food Sciences

Course Number:

P002964

Course Title:

Food Security and Nutrition

Contact Days:

10

Course Leader Name:

Dr Sheryl Hendriks

Brief Description:

This is a training and capacity building programme for public officials and community development practitioners who will facilitate

the implementation of the envisaged household food and nutrition security programme. The learning programme will use active and

participatory learning in a two-week module that will include group work, lessons, illustrative activities and feedback sessions.

AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SCIENCES

17

To register online vis

it

www

.ent

e

rp ri s

e

s

.up.

a

c.z

a

Course Catalogue Sub-Category: Management

Course Number:

P000872

Course Title:

Agricultural Leadership Development Programme (ALDP)

Contact Days:

20

Course Leader Name:

Pr of Andre Louw

Brief Description:

This programme aims to provide and develop management skills as well as analytical and creative decision-making competencies for

senior managers and leaders who function at a strategic management level. It focuses on strategic thinking and leadership within the

changing and competitive agricultural and business environment. Delegates will acquire the essential competencies needed to deal

with contemporary South African challenges.