ERIC Number: ED022024
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Symposium on Manpower and the War on Hunger (Washington, D.C., May 3-5, 1967).
Approximately 75 specialists from government, universities, foundations, international organizations, trade unions, cooperatives, and business organizations participated in a 3-day symposium to contribute to efforts of the United States Government and international organizations to decrease the gap between world food production and population growth by providing for an exchange of ideas on ways of using manpower planning, development, and utilization techniques in dealing with the problem. Informal talks, panel discussions, case history presentations, and audience participation are reported for (1) Introduction, (2) The Food/Population Dilemna: A General Exposition, (3) Cast History: Comilla Project, (4) Training Food Producers, (5) Problems of Manpower Incentive, Motivation, and Communication, (6) Case History: Mass Fertilizer Demonstration Project in El Salvador, (7) The World Food Situation: Past Trends and Future Implications, (8) Training Middle-Level and Upper-Level Manpower, (9) Incomes, Productivity, and the War on Hunger, (10) Case History: Helmand Valley Project, (11) Unemployment, Underemployment, and the War on Hunger, (12) Human Resources, Food Production, and the Private Sector, and (13) Manpower Planning and the Role of Institutions in the War on Hunger. (JM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Conferences, Demonstration Programs, Developing Nations, Food, International Organizations, International Programs, Labor Force Development, Labor Utilization, Population Growth, Technical Education, Unemployment, Vocational Education, World Problems
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Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. International Manpower Inst.
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