Agricultural Tours & Training Courses

AADSS provides custom in-bound tours for agricultural groups traveling to South Africa.

We specialize in designing and operating agricultural tours that will meet the unique needs and interests of your group. Our highly experience staff has a huge agricultural network to draw upon. All our tours include industry visits with Sightseeing. AADSS cater for two types of tours namely (a)  Industry study tours and (b) training study tours.  

An industry study tour entails the visiting of industry bodies and farms. No formal classroom training takes place. Tours are normally between 3 and 5 days in duration. 

A training study tour includes some classroom lectures, combined with day trips to farms and institutions.  Tours are normally between 8 and 12 days in duration. 

A. Industry study tours

Farms and Farmers including conventional, high-tech, biotech, no-till, precision and organic methods.

Crops including soybeans, corn, cotton, rice, sorghum, wheat, fruit, vegetables, and specialty crops.

Livestock including beef cattle, dairy cattle, pigs, sheep and horses.

Universities including discussions, lectures, and field days.

Equipment including manufacturers, dealers, and users of a variety of farm machinery.

Agricultural Shows including Nampo and Agri-Mega week, and many others.

Agri-industrial, including post harvest technology, irrigation, food processing plants any many more.

B. Training study tours

Production courses in the following fields will be provided:

  • Poultry, Eggs
  • Beef, Sheep & wool
  • Aquaculture
  • Vegetables
  • Dairy
  • Grapes & Wines
  • Grain
  • Deciduous fruit & Citrus fruit
  • Flowers
  • Horticulture 
  • Implements
  • Irrigation

Western Cape Agriculture

Training AADSS

Two weeks package
  Lectures hours
Sunday arrival
Monday 4
Tuesday 4
Wednesday Tour
Thursday 4
Friday 4
Saturday Tour
Sunday Tour
Monday 4
Tuesday 4
Wednesday 4
Thursday Tour
Friday depart

Who should attend:

The training courses are specifically designed to assist:

  1. Officials of State Departments,
  2. Farm owners, Managers & Team leaders,
  3. Agri-Industry leaders,
  4. Agricultural & Rural development NGO’s,
  5. Agri-businesses and
  6. Development finance institutions.

Contact us for the course outlines on our one or two week programmes.
christoff@agridevelopment.com or Cell nr: +27 (0) 71 866 3337