TARI - Makutupora Centre conducted training to farmers and extension officers on Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) for grape production along the value chain at Chamwino District Council in Dodoma Region.
- 9th January, 2022 18:45
- By SADA.SHOSY
Four days’ capacity building training on Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) in grape production and processing was conducted at Chamwino District Council. Various topics on grape production and processing technologies were covered in the training that included site selection and Land preparation, grape management and proper harvesting techniques, identification and management of insects, pests and diseases and post-harvesting and value addition techniques of grapes. A total of 513 farmers attended the training of which 430 were males and 83 were females from 27 villages within 4 wards including Mvumi Makulu, Mvumi Mission, Handali and Chinangali II wards in Chamwino district where grape is a potential crop.
Local Government Leaders were also invited to attend the training, these included Ward and Village Executive Officers (WEOs &VEOs), Ward Counsellors, Extension Officers and District Agricultural, Irrigation and Co-operatives Officer (DAICO) of Chamwino district who officiated the training.