SCHOOL GARDEN – This Programme is an initiative
of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, and is administered
by The Jamaica 4-H Clubs. Its aim is establish school gardens in all
schools that have the required facilities. The project is also aimed
at empowering schools to produce all the food items required at the
school canteen or the school garden; as well as to identify young
Agriculturalists across Jamaica. Click here to get details about our
school garden programme.
TINTO ALCAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
- Open to clubites at the secondary and tertiary level who currently
study agriculture and will seriously pursue it as a career.
RABBIT REVOLVING –
Currently, the hub of this programme is at the Rose Hall 4-H Training
and Production Centre, in St. Catherine
GOAT REVOLVING - this
is funded by the Kingston Lions Club in association with the Goat
Breeders Association, JAMALCO & the Agricultural Credit Board
YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE
- This programme is aimed at enhancing youth involvement in agriculture
through specific activities as well as to encourage participants
to see agriculture as a viable career choice. An average of three
scholarships per year is granted to persons attending CASE.
OTHER AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMMES
- namely Apiculture, Pig Rearing, Poultry Care & Management,
Leadership Development, Environmental Studies, Entrepreneurial Skills
and Healthy Lifestyle
There are other special training initiatives which are also described
as “Community Programmes” and are geared towards persons
over 18 years of age. These are:
CAKE MAKING AND DECORATING–
Conducted in Hanover, Denbigh, (Clarendon), Rose Hall (St. Catherine)
and at the Western Region Training Centre in Montego Bay. Participants
are trained in the art of Cake Making and Decorating.
TRACTOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS–
Persons are trained in the discipline of tractor driving and maintenance.
At the end of the programme, they are granted a Driver’s Licence
by the Island Traffic Authority. This three-month residential programme
at Denbigh is certified by the HEART Trust/NTA at Level one.
You may contact us to get additional information
on the above programmes.