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Application for Training Services


The centres offer training services in all aspects of Crop Production, Animal Production, Marketing of Agricultural Produce, Agro-processing and Conservation of Natural Resources.

Farmers can register with the nearest Crop Production and Animal Production Extension Officer for the course of their choice and make agreements for commencement of training.

There are five Rural Training Centres in Botswana that offer training - Denman, Francistown, Southern, Ngamiland and Mahalapye Rural Training Centres.

Who is eligible?

Citizen farmers.

How do I get this service?

Contact the Agricultural Extension Officer at an Extension Area or District level for registration and training details.

What supporting documents are required?

Certified copy of valid National Identity Card (Omang).

How long will this service take?

Few minutes during registration. The duration of courses offered at these centres ranges from one (1)  to six (6) weeks.

How much does it cost?

No cost.

Where can I get more information on this Service

Crop Production Extension Office, District & Sub District Offices, District Animal Production Offices.

Head of Farmer Training
Department of Crop Production
Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security Head Quarters
Plot 4701 Mmaraka Road
2nd  Floor, Office No. 221
Private Bag 00435
Tel. (+267) 3689319
Fax. (+267) 3907057

Call Centre:
Tel. 17755
Email. moa17755 [at]

Opening hours: 07:30 to 12:45 then 13:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday except, public holidays.

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