Non-formal Education for Training in Integrated Production and Pest Management in Farmer Field Schools

Author:
Albert D.K. Amedzro

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$ 21.41 (new)
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Medium:
Paperback (132 pages)

Publisher:
Ghana Univ. Press
2006-01-01

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Editorial Description

Non-formal education is an important aspect of training for agricultural extension agents and farmers. This study written as a field guide draws on long experiences of national integration production and pest management programmes in Asian countries, where the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation developed its concepts. By appropriately adapting these concepts to local field and farming situations in Ghana, the guide provides basic topics and exercises to enable the incorporation of non-formal education into training for farmers in West Africa. The guide gives additional information on the general principles of adult learning, methodology of non-formal education, teamwork, leadership and decision-making.