Principles and approaches of community development 785

Module code AGV 785
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The local development environment, including the political, social, cultural, economic and psychological environments. Stakeholders in community development. Coordination principles in community development. Ethical principles of community development including human orientation, participation, empowerment, ownership and release. Practical principles of community development including learning, addictiveness and simplicity. The features and outcomes of community development including collective action, need orientation, objective orientation, actions at grassroots level. Outcomes of community development, including awareness creation and community building. Communities as role players in development. 

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 four-hour lecture in 5 block week sessions
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Agricultural Economics Extension and Rural Develo
Period of presentation Year

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