|Module code||AGV 715|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
Overview of the origin, role, development of extension; Philosophy and principles of extension. International approaches to extension delivery: Training and Visit, Farming system development, Project approach, Farmer Field Schools, Participatory Extension and Participatory Technology Development. Extension's role in sustainable agriculture development; Adult learning principles, privatizing and outsourcing of agricultural extension; the role of non-governmental organisations (NGO's) in extension delivery. Decentralisation of extension. Participation and coordination of stakeholders in the planning of linkages between extension, research and the farming community.
|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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