• Short Summary

    EDUCATIONALIST WHO SPECIALISE IN AGRICULTURE AND HOME ECONOMICS ATTENDED A SEMINAR ON AGRICULTURE AT MAKERERE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE RECENTLY.

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    EDUCATIONALIST WHO SPECIALISE IN AGRICULTURE AND HOME ECONOMICS ATTENDED A SEMINAR ON AGRICULTURE AT MAKERERE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE RECENTLY. THE SEMINAR WAS ORGANISED BY THE UNITED NATION'S FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATIONS FOR SELECTED ENGLISH SPEAKING COUNTRIES IN EAST AFRICA. IT WAS HELD BETWEEN 22 MAY AND 27 MAY 1967.

    THE SEMINAR WAS MAINLY DIRECTED AT STUDYING THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS WOMEN WHO WORK IN AGRICULTURE AND HOME ECONOMICS. ABOUT 20 GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATORS ATTENDED THE SEMINAR. COUNTRIES REPRESENTED WERE ETHIOPIA, BOTSWANA, KENYA, LESOTHO, MALAWI, UGANDA, SWAZILAND AND ZAMBIA.

    DURING THE SEMINAR PAPERS WERE PRESENTED BY THE STAFF OF THE FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY USAID, AND FAO AGENCIES.

    THOSE ATTENDING THE SEMINAR ALSO WENT ON A FIELD TRIP TO BUKALASA AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE AND TO MUKONO DISTRICT FARM INSTITUTE WHERE THEY SAW WOMEN UNDER TRAINING. AT BUKALASA THERE WAS AN ADDRESS BY THE COLLEGE PRINCIPAL, MR. PETER E.K. SIBYETEKERWA. AT MAKERERE UNIVERSITY THEY WERE ADDRESSED BY MR. LAKER THE PERMANENT SECRETARY TO THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND BY MISS J. BOUMAN WHO SPOKE ON HOME ECONOMICS AND TRAINING IN A RURAL DEVELOPMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABHG4IPF248IO8SJFJCR8W9M31
    Media URN:
    VLVABHG4IPF248IO8SJFJCR8W9M31
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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