Agroforestry Education and Training: Present and Future
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Agroforestry Education and Training: Present and Future : Proceedings of the International Workshop on Professional Education and Training in Agroforestry, held at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA on 5-8 December 1988

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Interest and initiatives in agroforestry education and training, as in other aspects of agroforestry development, have increased tremendously during the past decade. Coordination of such educational activities was initiated by the first international workshop on education in agroforestry organized by the International Council for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF) in Decem- ber 1982, at Nairobi, Kenya. Since then, agroforestry has been incorporated into the curricula of many educational and training institutions around the world. Moreover, several institutions have developed entire academic programs specifically in agroforestry. However, most of these activities are still isolated initiatives, without common strategies or philosophies. This second international agroforestry workshop was therefore planned to pro- vide a forum for reviewing progress, sharing programs and experiences, and planning and coordinating future directions in agroforestry education and training. The main objectives were to review the on-going programs, to assess the scope of professional education and training in relation to the perceived needs of trained personnel, to recommend guidelines for further program development, and to establish networking among institutions and agencies involved in agroforestry education and training. These proceedings contain the keynote papers, regional/country presenta- tions and conclusions and recommendations of the International Workshop on Education and Training in Agroforestry held at the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA in December, 1988. The strategy of the workshop was to facilitate focused discussion on identified issues by an invited group of world leaders in agroforestry education and training.
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  • Hardback | 148 pages
  • 152.4 x 236.22 x 15.24mm | 385.55g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1990 ed.
  • IV, 148 p.
  • 0792308646
  • 9780792308645

Table of contents

Inaugural address.- The importance of agroforestry education and training.- Keynote papers.- Agroforestry education and training programs: an overview.- Agroforestry education.- Agroforestry training: Global trends and needs.- Resource development for professional education and training in agroforestry.- Regional/Country reports.- Agroforestry education and training: an African experience.- Education in agroforestry at the University of Melbourne.- A brief account of professional education and training in agroforestry in China.- Agroforestry education and training in European institutions.- Status of agroforestry education in India.- The status of professional agroforestry education and training in Indonesia.- Agroforestry education and training in Latin America.- Expanding opportunities for agroforestry education in the U.S. and Canadian Universities.- Workshop summary and synthesis.- Towards a comprehensive education and training program in agroforestry.- Workshop recommendations.- List of participants.
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About P. K. R. Nair

Dr. P.K.R. Nair is Professor of Agroforestry at the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA and has been a founder-scientist at the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF), Nairobi, Kenya for about 10 years. He is a leading world authority and a pioneering researcher and educator in agroforestry.
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