Module 1: Before You Start
Module 1 provides insights into the breadfruit tree, the diversity of varieties that exist & the basics of traditional breadfruit agroforestry. It also highlights issues you will have to consider before embarking on your breadfruit agribusiness – these issues will be looked at in more detail in later modules.
Module 3: Growing Breadfruit
This module contains an overview of what is needed to maintain a smallholder breadfruit agroforestry orchard. This overview provides the details required to help you prepare the data for the financial spreadsheet and calculate the income you can earn for the effort put into your breadfruit agribusiness.
Module 5: Markets & Marketing
Module 5 provides an overview to help you appraise the market opportunities and marketing for breadfruit, cultivating your appreciation of the value chain in which you would be involved and supports your decision-making as to whether you want to invest in additional value-adding activities.
Module 2: Establishing a Breadfruit Agroforestry Orchard
Module 2 contains an overview of needs when establishing a smallholder breadfruit agroforestry orchard, including site evaluation and preparation, choice of varieties, spacing and complementary / cover crops. It also helps guide research into the cost of various inputs, data needed for the financial spreadsheet. The model will make some assumptions about how your operation will improve over time (accounting for extreme climatic events), then annual fruit yields as your trees mature and fruit yields are maximised.