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Towards impact and resilience : transformative change in and through agricultural education and training in sub-Saharan Africa

Author: Frans Swanepoel; Zenda Ofir; Aldo Stroebel
Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.
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This book, consisting of 17 chapters, focuses on clarifying the challenges, issues, and priorities of Agricultural Education and Training (AET) in sub-Saharan Africa, and provides suggestions for  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frans Swanepoel; Zenda Ofir; Aldo Stroebel
ISBN: 1443856800 9781443856805
OCLC Number: 880243621
Description: xxxv, 511 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Agricultural education and training for development in sub-Saharan Africa / Frans Swanepoel, Aldo Stroebel, and Zenda Ofir --
Changing paradigms, emerging trends, and scenarios for sustainable agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa / Johan van Rooyen --
Agricultural education and training for development : lessons from sub-Saharan Africa / Irene Annor-Frempong and Monty Jones --
Transforming agricultural education and technological improvement in Asia : a vision for strengthening Asia-Africa linkages / Canagasaby Devendra --
Agricultural higher education in sub-Saharan Africa : partnerships and the land-grant model / Teshome Alemneh --
Shaping tomorrow's leaders today : the EARTH University model / Daniel Sherrard --
Agricultural education and training experiences in Europe / Luc D'Haese --
Role and contributions of the CGIAR to AET / Ponnish Anandajasekeram --
Building African capacity in agriculture, food, and nutrition / Carl Eicher and Aldo Stroebel --
Agricultural smallholder farmer learning strategies in sub-Saharan Africa / Marcus Hakutangwi, John Makina, and Ranga Taruvinga --
Capacity building in agribusiness education and training for sub-Saharan Africa / Edward Mabaya, Ralph Christy, and Maureen Bandama --
Multidisciplinary systems approaches in agricultural education and training : a livestock perspective / Akke van der Zijpp --
Quality assurance in higher education in life sciences / Luc D'Haese --
Financing agricultural education and training / Larry Zuidema --
Innovation and entrepreneurship in agricultural education and training / Johan Jordaan and Glen Taylor --
Gender in agricultural education and training in sub-Saharan Africa / Margaret Kroma --
On the road to impact and resilience : transformative change in and through AET in sub-Saharan Africa / Zenda Ofir, Frans Swanepoel, and Aldo Stroebel.
Responsibility: edited by Frans Swanepoel, Zenda Ofir and Aldo Stroebel.

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