• AG191A: Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension 

      Basavaprabhu, Jirli (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-04)
      The term ‘Extension’, has different connotations in different countries. In India, it refers to ‘Transfer of technology; in USA, it means ‘Education’; while in UK, it is advisory work and so on. Extension education is ...
    • AG364A: Integrated Pest Management 

      Prabhuraj, A (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-04)
      Insect pests cause huge economic loss to crops across the globe affecting total food production which is essential to meet the demands of growing human population. Avoiding such loss is of the immediate concern for all and ...
    • AG393B: Generation of employment among rural youth through agricultural entrepreneurship 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-04)
      The youngest country in the world is India, where more than 65 percent of the population is under 35 years of age while more than 50 percent of the population is under 25 years of age. It is also a big challenge for our ...
    • The Blue Economy: Blue Space 

      Hoareau, Kelly (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-03)
      Planet earth’s defining feature is the ocean and it is the reason that life exists. It produces oxygen, absorbs carbon dioxide, and contributes to freshwater renewal. It connects countries and cultures and supports ecosystems ...
    • Bubbling Biogas 

      Open Learning Systems Education Trust (OLSET); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2003)
      The Coming Together radio series is designed for broadcast by local and community radio stations or it may be heard and downloaded from the web. It has been produced by OLSET and COL for use anywhere that people want to ...
    • Energy from the Sun 

      Open Learning Systems Education Trust (OLSET); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2003)
      The Coming Together radio series is designed for broadcast by local and community radio stations or it may be heard and downloaded from the web. It has been produced by OLSET and COL for use anywhere that people want to ...
    • Flower Gardening 

      Yusuf, Imrul (Dhaka Ahsania Mission, 2015)
      With support from the Commonwealth of Learning, the Center for International Education and Development (CINED) of Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) in Bangladesh developed five vocational skills training packages. These training ...
    • Going Organic 

      Open Learning Systems Education Trust (OLSET); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2003)
      The Coming Together radio series is designed for broadcast by local and community radio stations or it may be heard and downloaded from the web. It has been produced by OLSET and COL for use anywhere that people want to ...
    • Good Agricultural Practices (GAP): An Introductory Course for The Bahamas 

      Pierre, Gina (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-06)
      The Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority (BAHFSA) and The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources (MAMR) in collaboration with Commonwealth of Learning (COL) have partnered to provide farmers with ...
    • Introduction to Agriculture in Small States 

      Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) (Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC), 2010)
      Upon completion of the “Introduction to Agriculture Course”, you will be able to: 1. Explain the importance of agriculture to small states. 2. Demonstrate an appreciation of the relevance of agriculture to food security. ...
    • Introduction to Basic Horticulture in the Pacific 

      Silatolu, Ateca (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-01)
      This unit was written for people in Samoa who want to learn more about horticulture by the National University of Samoa. It is presented according to the National Competency Standard of the Samoa Qualifications Authority ...
    • Introduction to Horticulture in Tuvalu 

      Ioane, Elisaia; Faletiute, Patuki; Ioelu, Ulima; Ioapa, Patisepa; Silatolu, Ateca (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      This course is an introduction to basic horticulture in Tuvalu. It was originally written by the National University of Samoa and has now been contextualized for Tuvalu by local teachers. The course is intended for school ...
    • Introduction to Permaculture 

      Vermeulen, Walter J; Leaupepe, Aloema; Faatauvaa, Lauano; Faasoi, Fagalima; Auvele, Supervisor; Mataafa, Anamaria; Faatauva’a, Totolua (Matuaileoo Environmental Trust Inc, Apia, Samoa ; Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, Canada, 2015-02)
      Matuaileoo Environmental Trust Incorporated (METI) in Samoa, with support from COL, has developed an introductory manual on Permaculture. This manual has been prepared as a self-instructional course for Taiala to enable ...
    • Introduction to the Blue Economy 

      Hoareau, Kelly; Commonwealth of Learning; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      Oceans are vital, not only to a wide array of biodiversity and ecosystems, but also to the food chains, livelihoods and climate regulation for a human population heading towards nine billion people. That is why this short ...
    • Karchupi and Jory chumki 

      Center for International Education and Development (CINED) (Dhaka Ahsania MissionCommonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015)
      Karchupi and Jory chumki is a course for livelihoods skills training designed for neo-literates and persons having limited reading skills. The course materials include a training manual for teachers and a handbook for ...
    • Nursery 

      Das, Raghunath (Dhaka Ahsania Mission, 2015)
      With support from the Commonwealth of Learning, the Center for International Education and Development (CINED) of Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) in Bangladesh developed five vocational skills training packages. These training ...
    • Poultry Keeping and Management: A Flexible Learning Course 

      Maina, John M; Chemwetich, Joseph; Eunice, Jepkemboi K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      Through the INVEST Africa partnership of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), representatives of Thika Technical Training Institute and Rift Valley Technical Training Institute in Kenya developed a course on poultry keeping ...
    • Poultry Rearing 

      Yusuf, Imrul (Dhaka Ahsania Mission, 2015)
      With support from the Commonwealth of Learning, the Center for International Education and Development (CINED) of Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) in Bangladesh developed five vocational skills training packages. These training ...
    • Producing Interlocking Stabilised Soil Blocks: A Flexible Learning Course 

      Isaack, Bwanbok K; Njonjo, Josephat M; Ngwai, Foustin M; Koome, Mitti C L (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2015)
      Through the INVEST Africa partnership of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), representatives of four Kenyan institutes, namely Rift Valley Technical Training Institute, Coast Institute of Technology, Masai Technical Training ...
    • Sustainable Agriculture in Small States 

      Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) (Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC), 2010)
      Upon completion of the Sustainable Agriculture for Small States Course you will be able to: 1. Employ the best practices in crop management and livestock management. 2. Describe the anatomy and physiology of farm animals. ...