Institution

Botswana Horticultural Council

Description :
  • The Botswana Horticultural Council is a national private membership based (farmers) organisation, which is into the production sector. Services it renders include farmer demonstrations, training and marketing. The structure of organization is comprised of the Chairperson of Council, Chairperson of Districts and the Members of the Council. Partnerships with research stake holders are with the Botswana Agricultural College, (advisory and technical support in horticultural production- for 3 years). Lessons learnt from the partnership are 1) entrepreneurial skill enhanced, 2) new farming technologies learnt, 3) market access issues and 4) global trade agreements. Areas that would be of interest in future partnerships for the Botswana Horticultural Council would be in leadership skills, benchmarking with other horticultural associations in Africa and internationally and market accessibility. The PAEPARD initiative is relevant for the African region in terms of development because it would improve food security as well as, research and development in African agriculture.

Physical address/Adresse physique

Street/Rue : Plot 54233
Street/Rue : Unit 4
Town/Ville : Gaborone
Country/Pays : Botswana
Phone/Téléphone : 267 3936353

Postal address/Adresse postale

Town/Ville : Gaborone
Country/Pays : Botswana

Responsible/Responsable

Details for Head of Institution/Détail responsable
Details for Contact Person/Personne à contacter
Name/Nom : Boshoma H. Mpulubusi Chairperson and Member of the Council

Institution detail and legal status/Detail institution et statut légal

Year of establishment/Année de creation : 1996

Domains

Mandat : National
ARD Themes/RDA Themes : Plant production/Production végétale
Activities / Activités : Management/Gestion, Production