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TOPAN RANGE OF SERVICES

Our services include but not limited to:

Project Management and Implementation: Monitoring and evaluation for projects and programmes and, using advanced project management strategies to highlight areas that will contribute to the achievement of project objectives.

Training, Capacity Building, and Workshops: Training of new and existing farmers on new Tomatoes and Orchard farming Technology; TOPAN undertakes farmer based participatory training needs assessments for capacity building; develops and prepares tailor-made training modules and capacity building programmes; and delivers short and/or long-term knowledge and skills-based training through seminars and workshops to target members.

Product Marketing Strategy: Market Research and development of products

Advisory Services: regular farmers field days for educational as well as exposure to new developments; provision of agricultural services such as starter park; farming tools, loan facilities, seeds, fertilizer, agro-chemicals, weather information, etc.

Contract Farming: maintaining the volume and regularity of product supplies in order to operate at a reasonable proportion of planned capacity. We enter into formal contracts with local companies. The contracts involve providing assistance to farmers in return for the farm produce. Contract farming comes in various forms and includes long/ short term purchasing arrangements, out-grower schemes, etc.

SUSTAINABILITY PLAN

Our programmes are sustained by profits realized from farming activities, bank-loans, grants and other investments. We also give seedlings to farmers by partnering with finance institutions for funds management.

Training / Workshop Certificate Achievement;

Federal Ministry of Agriculture Gender and Youth Training, Federal College of Horticulture DaDin Wowa, Gombe State, Three Week Training on Horticulture Production and Local Tomato Processing.

Beneficiary of Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) Youth Employment Agriculture Programme (YEAP) Grant, 2014.

Invitation to the Launching of Youth Employment in Agriculture Programme Implementation(YEAP) by the President, Federal Republic of Nigerian,(2014).

Artisan’s Enterprise Management Training Programme, by Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, (2016).

Invitation to a training on Management Skills Development for Youth Leaders, funded by FAO aimed at building up capacity for the implementation of the FAO-support Youth Employment in Agriculture Programme (YEAP) (2016).

FADAMA III AF Two- Week Corp Production Enterprise Development Training Organized by FADAMA III AF Project in collaboration with FCT College of Education, Zuba- Abuja.

Invitation to Attend Knowledge Sharing for FMARD/GES, Workshop Organized by the World Bank on Knowledge Sharing (KS) to share success stories developed by the Ministry for the Growth Enhancement Support scheme experiences that could be replicated in solving challenges for food security.(2016).

Youth Employment in Agriculture Programme (YEAP), A One – Week Course On Management Skills Development for Youth Leaders, Organize by Agricultural & Rural Management Training Institute Ilorin (ARMTI),