ERIC Number: ED324250
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring the Linkages: Trade Policies, Third World Development, and U.S. Agriculture.
Trade and Development Program, Washington, DC.
This resource, a publication of the Trade and Development Program, was designed by a coalition of 10 farm and church groups to help U.S. citizens discover the connections between their lives, world food trade, and the needs of developing nations; it can be used for a single program, a multi-session workshop, or a study series. Targeted for high school and college students and also for adult discussion groups, the subject matter provides background for secondary social studies courses and college courses in economics, international development, and government policy. The unit includes a study booklet, a program guide, and supplementary materials. The study booklet contains 6 sections: (1) introducing trade linkages; (2) talking about trade policies; (3) developing nations' agricultural and economic development; (4) U.S. agriculture and trade; (5) making hard choices; and (6) becoming involved. A list of suggested resources and a glossary are included. The program guide is designed to assist class leaders or discussion groups focus on agricultural trade, development, and U.S. agriculture. Program activities presented are intended to correspond to each section of the study booklet. The supplementary materials consist of profiles of eight developing countries and briefs on three agricultural commodities. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Trade and Development Program, Washington, DC.