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ODL Interventions for Skill Development in Agriculture
Indian agriculture is at crossroads and is one of the concern areas for the policy makers. The human resource base for the agriculture sector is weak and is one of the neglected components of the sector. The programmes and ...
Empowerment of Agricultural Skills through Distance Education at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, a century old renowned institution committed for the development of agricultural education and research in the state of Tamil Nadu has ventured ...
Fostering Community Preparedness to Cope with Drought: new initiatives and results from a study involving ODL and ICT from South Central India
Drought has emerged as a key concern in the context of climate variability induced by Climate Change processes and over a billion people are vulnerable, according to UN estimates. Drought preparedness is recognized as the ...
Improving Access to Postgraduate Training in Crop Protection for Agricultural Practitioners Through Distance Learning at the University of Nairobi, Kenya
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
The Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection of the University of Nairobi launched the first postgraduate training by distance learning in 2010. Development of the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode of delivery ...
Capacity Building in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) for Agricultural Development in Zambia
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008)
In its efforts to reduce poverty and improve food security, the Government of Zambia has given priority to agriculture. However, this sector faces a lot of challenges such as the need for trained human resource. // In ...
Promoting Rural Development in Border Disturbed Regions of India through Inclusive Growth in Agriculture by Using Open And Distance Learning Technologies (ODL)
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
The Rural Population living in the areas on or near the borders of countries often face inequality in terms of access to better livelihood opportunities as well as assured food and nutrition security. Their challenges are ...