ERIC Number: ED164204
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Training for Agriculture and Rural Development--1977. FAO Economic and Social Development Series No. 7.
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome (Italy).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).; International Labour Organisation, Geneva (Switzerland).
Fifteen papers on aspects of education and training for agriculture and rural development are contained in this journal for 1977. Several deal with the rising need for more direct participation by the farmers, landless workers, foresters, and fishermen for whom rural education and training systems are designed to supplement traditional types of instruction at institutions of higher learning in efforts to effect rural development. A theme running through contributions to the journal is the evolution of nonformal education and training, extension, distance learning, and other extramural activities, especially those which are aimed at improved prospects for the rural poor. Paper topics are: Development of Agricultural Universities in India; Simulation Practical Training for Future Extension Agents; Training Women for Development; Public Administration Training for Relief of Rural Poverty; Irrigation: Using Appropriate Technology; The Operational Seminar; Filling the Gap--Supplementary and Complementary Initiatives in Rural Development; Training for Development (pictorial review); Training Rural Craftsmen for Development; Improved Management in Agricultural Education; Radio and Television Courses for Agricultural Education and Training in Poland; Agriculture and Adult Education; Family Life Education; Communication with Farmers in Afghanistan; Training for Wildlife Management. (RS)
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Education, Agricultural Colleges, Agricultural Education, Communication (Thought Transfer), Community Development, Developing Nations, Extension Agents, Extension Education, Family Life Education, Nonformal Education, Poverty, Public Administration Education, Rural Development, Rural Population, Simulation, Telecommunications, Training, Vocational Education, Wildlife Management, Womens Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome (Italy).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).; International Labour Organisation, Geneva (Switzerland).