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Policy options for agricultural education and training in sub-Saharan Africa

Ian Wallace

Policy options for agricultural education and training in sub-Saharan Africa

report of a preliminary study and literature review

by Ian Wallace

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Published by Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Department in Reading .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIan Wallace, Katerina Mantzou and Peter Taylor.
SeriesWorking paper / Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Department -- 96/1
ContributionsMantzou, Katerina., Taylor, Peter, University of Reading. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Department.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22791539M
ISBN 100704911027

Downloadable (with restrictions)! This paper examines the role of postsecondary agricultural education and training (AET) in sub-Saharan Africa in the context of the region's agricultural innovation systems. Specifically, the paper looks at how AET in sub-Saharan Africa can contribute to agricultural development by strengthening innovative capacity, or the ability of individuals and. Stating the MDG Report , " Africa made great strides towards the eight Millennium Development Goals. In many areas, especially related to health and education, the advance registered by Sub-Saharan Africa was the fastest among all developing regions. At the same time, the Northern part of the continent met many of the targets, including. post-secondary agricultural education and training systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. In response, two types of interventions are proposed for recuperating agricultural education and equipping it to meet the challenges of globalization. The first targets the institutional capacities of PSAET by:   The six ‘Education for All’ goals were also adopted by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). These goals also included providing free and compulsory primary education for all. Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the most prominent areas in which primary education has been an issue.


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Post-primary agricultural education and training. Enhanced support to educators and trainers will make post-primary agricultural education and training more resourceful. Improved school-community linkages will transform post-primary agricultural education and training institutions into multi-functional agricultural learning centres.

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This paper examines the role of postsecondary agricultural education and training (AET) in Sub-Saharan Africa in the context of the region’s agricultural innovation systems.

Specifically, the paper looks at how AET in Sub-Saharan Africa can contribute to agricultural development by strengthening innovative. THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF SUPPORT SERVICES FOR THE RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES SECTOR. Ian Wallace and Esse Nilsson.

Whilst recent research (mainly in sub-Saharan Africa) has indicated a number of successful innovations in agricultural education and training (AET), it has generally. Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: policies for adjustment, revitalization, and expansion (English) Abstract.

This paper on investment in education and training is the first in a series that the World Bank is preparing to stimulate discussion of sectoral policies for Africa in the s and beyond. Agricultural Law in Sub-Saharan Africa: Cases and Comments.

introduces the subject of agricultural law and economics to researchers, practitioners, and students in common law countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, and presents information from the legal system in Botswana, Gambia, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Agricultural policy incentives in sub-Saharan Africa in the last decade (–) – Monitoring and Analysing Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP) synthesis study, FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study 3. Rome, FAO. 77 Size: 6MB. Agricultural policy in sub- Saharan Africa and its relevance for smallholder farmers, women and youth – A policy baseline report for sub-Saharan Africa at the continental, regional and national.

Effective Teaching and Education Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa A Conceptual Study of Effective Teaching and Review of Educational Policies in 11 Sub-Saharan African Countries EdData II Technical and Managerial Assistance, Task Number 19 Contract Number BPA No. EHC-E Task Order Number AID-OAABC Date: August File Size: 1MB.

They include: World Bank reports arguing for more knowledge-intensive growth in Sub-Saharan Africa and comparing financing and policy options across countries; a working paper by Marta Montanini, an expert on African culture and politics; and a book edited by Damtew Teferra, professor in higher education at the University of Kwazulu-Natal in.

In sub-Saharan Africa, agricultural sector productivity considerably lags other regions (see Fig. ).According to NEPAD (), Africa has 33 million farms of less than 2 hectares, accounting for 80% of all that the farming system mainly relies on family’s capital and labor force for production, the overall productivity is by: 1.

Technical, vocational education, and training has remained an explosive topic because it can create a divided society in terms of education and the benefits associated with it.

Internationally, it has always been a complex and controversial topic compared to the general education strand. It has presented inconsistent arguments over the years, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa were policies. Agricultural Development and Pro Poor Economic Growth in Sub Saharan Africa: Potential and Policy Jonathan Kydd, Andrew Dorward, Jamie Morrison and Georg Cadisch 1 Poverty and Agriculture in Sub Saharan Africa The extent and severity of poverty in Sub Saharan Africa, and the challenges to poverty reduction are well.

viii financing vocational training to meet policy objectives: sub-saharan africa This paper was prepared by Adrian Ziderman, Professor of Economics at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Many individuals and institutions have contributed, directly or indirectly, to its by: Strengthening agricultural education and training in Sub-Saharan Africa from an innovation systems perspective: Case studies of Ethiopia and Mozambique February The Journal of Agricultural.

Suggested Citation:"5 Policy Options and Opportunities."National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Recent Fertility Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa: Workshop Summary. Sub-Saharan Africa has a wide variety of climate zones or biomes.

South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in particular are considered Megadiverse has a dry winter season and a wet summer season. The Sahel extends across all of Africa at a latitude of about 10° to 15° N. Countries that include parts of the Sahara Desert proper in their northern territories and.

This thematic study discusses strategies for sustainable financing of secondary education in Sub-Saharan Africa. The report provides insight into options for financing the expansion of secondary education and training in Africa.

Sub-Saharan Africa – Regional issues in education. Association for the Development of Education in Africa, Working Group on Non-Formal Education, 'Patterns of Public/Private Sector Collaboration in the Promotion of Nonformal Education and Training: Ghana, Senegal and Burkina Faso',   Abstract This paper examines how post-secondary agricultural education and training (AET) in sub-Saharan Africa can contribute to agricultural development by strengthening the capacity to innovate—to introduce new products and processes that are socially or economically relevant to smallholder farmers and other agents.

Using the AET system in Mozambique as a case study, this Cited by: Strategies for Taking Agricultural Successes to Scale’ funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the UK’s Department for International Development.

The aim of the programme is to provide development partners with access to independent, evidence-based recommendations that set out practical policy options and approaches for. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): of 15 agricultural research centers that receive principal funding from governments, private foundations, and international and regional organizations, most of which are members of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).

FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTORS AND PARTNERS IFPRI’s research. Guidelines for strengthening national agricultural research systems in sub-Saharan Africa (English) Abstract. This paper "Guidelines for Strengthening National Agricultural Research Systems in sub - Saharan Africa" is a discussion of the critical components of a research system, its funding, its management, the setting of research priorities from both the national.

We analyze the evolution of Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA’s) agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) over the past 45 years, looking for evidence of recent changes in growth patterns using an improved nonparametric Malmquist index.

The Africa Development Forum Series was created in to focus on issues of signifi - cant relevance to Sub-Saharan Africa’s social and economic develo pment. Its aim is both to record the state of the art on a specifi c topic and to contribute to ongoing local, regional.

Ever since the extension systems based on Training and Visit (T&V) were started, first in Asia, and since in sub-Saharan Africa, there have been many writings about T&V. This article gives the various extension typologies possible, and places T&V in a broader perspective. The main message of the article is that the international institutions, donors and academia would, instead of spending Cited by: 2.

To tackle this issue, the first regional consultation on agrobiodiversity education in Sub-Saharan Africa was held in January in Nairobi, Kenya.

The workshop featured expert presentations on key aspects of agrobiodiversity, pointing at the knowledge and skills required in graduates.

Food Security and Agricultural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Building A Case For More Public Support, Main Report (Policy Assistance Series) [Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Food Security and Agricultural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Building A Case For More Public Support.

News, analysis, multimedia and resources, including facts & figures, about agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa, including food security, farming and GM. Press release. A WWF-SA report has found that while there is a small but not insignificant potential for the production of sustainable biofuels in sub-Saharan Africa, this should be prioritised for the aviation industry which has limited other options when it comes to reducing carbon emissions.

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) provides trainees with the technical skills applicable for the particular trade. In practice, different types of programmes are included under the umbrella of TVET.

Grubb and Ryan () distinguish the following four types of programmes. (1) Pre. Prospects, Challenges, and Policy Directions for Food Security in India-Africa Agricultural Trade: /ch This chapter focusses on the agricultural and investment potential between Sub-Saharan Africa and India, in order to combat food insecurity.

There is muchAuthor: Ishita Ghosh, Sukalpa Chakrabarti, Ishita Ghoshal. Preface. OBJECTIVE AND RATIONALE FOR THIS RESOURCE BOOK. This is a resource book for use in sub-Saharan Africa 1 by teachers of agriculture who wish to introduce into their training programmes aspects of the food chain that are related to food consumption and to nutrition.

It has been produced as a contribution to the FAO programme on introducing a food and nutrition component into. This includes providing external support for agricultural scientists working in national agricultural research systems, research conducted at the international centers of CGIAR, collaborative research between scientists from sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia at U.S.

universities, and creating a competitive award fund to provide an incentive for. Total public agricultural research staff in Sub-Saharan Africa, 8 4.

Degree status of public agricultural researchers, 10 5. Support-staff-to-researcher ratios by country, 15 6. Sources of funding by country, /96 and 17 7. Trends in public agricultural research spending per researcher, – 19 8. In recent years, there has been much discussion about the causes of low agricultural production in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

While many factors have been implicated, the decline in agricultural investment is thought to be a major contributing factor, depressing agricultural growth and performance (Islam, ).File Size: KB. brief on Agriculture and Economic Growth). Agricultural growth in Sub-Saharan Africa has accelerated from percent per year in the s,to percent in the s, and to percent per year between and Except for the most recent period, agricultural growth in Sub-Saharan Africa has exceeded growth in nonagricultural sectors.

The challenges are enormous. Right now, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa are struggling to meet the educational needs of those children and youth who are relatively easy to reach. This raises concerns about how the region will ensure that the most disadvantaged can complete secondary education.

The task seems daunting but it is essential. Strengthening agricultural education and training in Sub-Saharan Africa from an innovation systems perspective: Case studies of Ethiopia and Mozambique View Description Page Flip View. This paper examines the role of postsecondary agricultural education and training (AET) in Sub-Saharan Africa in the context of the region’s agricultural innovation systems.

Strategic Options for Agricultural and Rural Development Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Case of Nigeria. By Festus Nkpoyen, Bassey, Glory Eteng & Uyang, Francis Abul. University of Calabar, Nigeria. Abstract- The paper examines the multidimensionality of rural agriculture and rural development -Author: Festus Nkpoyen, Bassey, Glory Eteng, Uyang, Francis Abul.The World Bank Policy Report, Education in Sub- Saharan Africa: Policies for Adjustment, Revitalis- ation, and Expansion, by Moock and Harbison (), has provided an excellent and most practical policy package to improve the educational systems of Sub-Saharan African by: 3.1.

Introduction. Innovation is about doing something “new” by using existing or novel information in new ways. This paper looks at how postsecondary agricultural education and training (AET) in sub-Saharan Africa can contribute to agricultural development by strengthening the capacity to innovate—the ability to introduce new products and processes that are socially or economically Cited by: