The role of agricultural colleges and universities in rural development and lifelong learning in Asia

Atchoarena, David and Holmes, Keith (2005) The role of agricultural colleges and universities in rural development and lifelong learning in Asia. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Development, 2 (1&2). pp. 15-24. ISSN 1656-4383

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Additional Information: This journal article is based on a paper presented at the 15th Conference of the Asian Association of Agricultural Colleges and Universities, in Nagoya, Japan, 2004. In its analysis and conclusions, it draws substantially upon an unpublished working paper researched and written by Holmes, whilst a resident fellow in the higher education and Specialized Training Unit of the International Institute for Educational Planning of UNESCO. Holmes' principle contribution is the discussion of changing missions of higher agricultural education institutions and the value, for poverty reduction, rural development and lifelong learning, of partnerships between higher agricultural education institutions and local educational institutions. Its place within the Education for Rural People (ERP) flagship partnership of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and UNESCO (www.fao.org/sd/erp) is of international policy significance.
Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Education
Depositing User: Keith Philip Holmes
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 19:52
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2012 11:38
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/22671
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