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Agroforestry Education and Training: Present and Future: by E. T. York Jr. (auth.), P. K. R. Nair, H. L. Gholz, M. L.

By E. T. York Jr. (auth.), P. K. R. Nair, H. L. Gholz, M. L. Duryea (eds.)

Interest and tasks in agroforestry schooling and coaching, as in different elements of agroforestry improvement, have elevated significantly in past times decade. Coordination of such academic actions was once initiated via the 1st overseas workshop on schooling in agroforestry equipped by means of the overseas Council for study in Agroforestry (ICRAF) in Decem­ ber 1982, at Nairobi, Kenya. on account that then, agroforestry has been integrated into the curricula of many academic and coaching associations around the globe. additionally, a number of associations have built whole educational courses particularly in agroforestry. even though, each one of these actions are nonetheless remoted projects, with out universal ideas or philosophies. This moment overseas agroforestry workshop used to be consequently deliberate to seasoned­ vide a discussion board for reviewing growth, sharing courses and studies, and making plans and coordinating destiny instructions in agroforestry schooling and coaching. the most targets have been to study the on-going courses, to evaluate the scope schooling and coaching relating to the perceived wishes of knowledgeable team of workers, to suggest directions for extra application improvement, and to set up networking between associations and organizations fascinated about agroforestry schooling and coaching. those complaints comprise the keynote papers, regional/country presenta­ tions and conclusions and suggestions of the foreign Workshop on schooling and coaching in Agroforestry held on the college of Florida, Gainesville, united states in December, 1988. the method of the workshop used to be to facilitate targeted dialogue on pointed out matters by means of an invited crew of worldwide leaders in agroforestry schooling and training.

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The unique core is the agroforestry system per se and the development of a systems analysis methodology. The institutional structure and clear goal definition can facilitate the development of an agroforestry program, but in the final analysis it is the dedication and enthusiasm of the individual staff that will count for success. Introduction The International Council for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF) celebrated its 10th anniversary in September 1987. The celebration activities included seminars, workshops and the publication of a book [Steppler and Nair 1987].

P. 156-163) and the report 42 of working group five in which is presented a listing of components of 'Knowledge Expected of Agroforesters' (p. 340). ICRAF regularly conducts training courses, but these activities have by no means exhausted the subject. Agroforestry: a new area of study The brochure announcing this conference cites agroforestry as a new discipline. ' Additional thoughts, discussions with colleagues, and excursions into dictionaries, convinced me that to raise the issue would be non-productive as far as this conference is concerned.

I shall attempt to avoid this pitfall by addressing principles and disdaining 'war stories'. When one considers any kind of training several central questions arise. Who needs to be trained? What kind of training is required? Where should the training be conducted? What format should be used for the training? How much training is required and how often will it be required? These 50 questions, or rather their answers, are central to formulating effective agroforestry training programs. Who needs training?

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