Upon completion of the LP, the trainees are expected to:
Learn, implement and enhance common knowledge about bio fertilizers and bio pesticides in the agriculture area,
Understand different types of bio fertilizers, advantages and disadvantages of bio fertilizers.
Learn, implement and enhance existing knowledge in the area of biofertilizers and organic farming.
Be awared on the efficacy of biofertilizers compared to the use of inorganic fertilizers
Differentiate the socio-economic factors necessary to sustain biofertiliser technology
Outline and apply general concepts of quality management.
Recognize and use various parameters for biofertilizers quality testing.
Describe quality assessment procedures for different types of biofertilizers: Rhizobium; non-symbiotic N2-fixer; mycorrhizal fungi and phosphate solubilizers
Learn, implement and enhance existing knowledge in the area of application of biofertilizers in different crops.
Be aware on the efficacy of different biofertilizers application in different crops.
To be informed for the appropriate application methods for every crop
Know, implement and improve existing knowledge in the area of biofertilizers technology awareness.
Recognize the marketing constraints for biofertilizers application, the importance of marketing structure and channels
To be awared of the promotion of bio-fertilizer business sector
Understand quality control systems for the production of biofertilizers.
Understand the main driving issues in fertilizers/biofertilizers production and consumption
Identify the trends and perspectives for biofertilizers market growth
Learn and interpret data for biofertilizers market segmentation and share
Upon completion of the LP, the trainees are expected to develop higher order skills that are reflected in their ability to:
Prepare analysis how do most popular biofertilizers work
Explain and analyse the application of biofertilizers
Write and communicate educational papers about new biofertilizers, and making them available to the teachers’ community further discussions
Comparing parameters about liquid and carrier-based forms
Prepare analysis of the application and environmental impact of biofertilizers and communicate the results to different targets: industry, business, government, general public
Write and communicate scientific papers and reports detailing research and new findings, and making them available to the scientific community further discussions
Prepare quality parameters
Apply general concepts of quality management in define subject area
Interpret data related to biofertilizers quality assessment
Perform training and explain major issues in biofertilizers quality management procedures
Prepare analysis of the application of different types of biofertilizers in different crops and communicate the results to different targets: VET specialists in Agriculture, Biology, botany, zoology, farming advisers, angricultural inspectors, industry, business, government, general public
Use reasoning and analysis to solve problems in biofertilizers application in different crops
Evaluate the economic conditions influencing the biofertilizers performance
Feature better sustainable future through development and/or review of existing fertilizer and pesticide policies
Conduct research on biofertilizers technology awareness and marketing for sustainable economic development
Develop and apply logical thinking in solving problems associated with on biofertilizers technology awareness and marketing for sustainable economic development
Transfer technological know-how on bio-fertilizer production to the industrial level.
Analyze trends and patterns in biofertilizers market development
Identify strategic opportunities for innovation
Contributes to the development of customer value propositions in the agricultural sector
Upon completion of the LP, the trainees will be able to:
Advice trainees how to represent biofertilizers as a better fertilizers.
Design and carry out constrains of biofertilizers and biofertilizer technology.
Train agricultural extension workers;
Promote biofertilizers through proved advantages, especially liquid forms.
Know how to compare the common fertilizers with biofertilizers
Advice organizations and business representatives on development and implementation of microbial biofertilizers as technological innovation, their efficacy and income effect.
Design and carry out environmental impact assessments to identify changes
Train agricultural extension workers;
Promote biofertilisers through field demonstrations
Develop protocols for biofertilizers quality assessment
Initiate actions to maintain or improve quality of biofertilizers
Perform inspections and give advice on biofertilizer’s quality provision
Handle specific quality and risk assessment issues during biofertilizers field application
Advice organizations and business representatives on the application methods of biofertilizers in different crops and the application of different types of biofertilizers for every crop.
Study microbial persistence of bio-fertilizers in soil environments under stressful conditions
Make agronomic, soil, and economic evaluation of bio-fertilizers for diverse agricultural production systems
Recognize the factors related to the biofertilizers action
To apply regulations for quality control in markets and application of biofertilizers
Train economists and agro-economists.
Leads and directs the management of projects related to the biofertilizers production, commercialization and application
Recognizes the importance of continuously analyzing the biofertilizers market size and its future development
Develop strategies and provide consultations for biofertilizer market share growth and acceptance
Upon completion of the LP, the trainees will be able to:
Understand and present the key role of biofertilizers in the sustainable agriculture
Be independent, dynamic and organized, to think critically and creatively
Influence and motivate others; to have organization, planning and judgment skills
Communicate effectively, clearly and concisely; capable of team work
use modern technological tools to facilitate organisation and logistics
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LO10: Biofertilizers technology – awareness, marketing and future perspectives for sustainable development
Assoc. Prof. Trayana Nedeva
LO12: Bio-fertilizers Market Size
Dr. Kliment Petrov
Bio-FIT project proposes Qualification Awarding System (Bio-FIT QAS) that envisages upon completion of Bio-FIT training programme, trainees to gain two types of qualifications:
Awards. To get an award a trainee has to have 1 to 13 credit points which equals 10 to 120 hours of learning.
Certificates. Certificates are given upon acquisition of 14 to 30 credits which equals 130 to 300 hours.
The two types of qualification can be given at any level of difficulty, specified by the training programme (5, 6 or 7). This is due to the fact that these documents reveal the size of the qualification and not its difficulty level. The latter is indicated by the title of the qualification, which also reveals the size of the qualification and its subject.
Biofertilizer Market Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2017-2022
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