NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA AEM512 RURAL YOUTH PROGRAMMES IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION
14/16, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY October, 2013 Examination
Course Code: AEM512 TIME ALLOWED: 2 Hrs
Course Title: RURAL YOUTH PROGRAMMES IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION
INSTRUCTIONS: i. Answer FOUR questions in all
- All questions attract equal marks (25 MARK EACH)
1a. Define youth according to the definitions adopted by: United Nation
Africa religion Social-Personal Operational
1b. List the economic objectives of rural youth programs in agricultural extension?
1c. Discuss briefly the differences between p[re-colonial, colonial and post colonial history of Rural
Youth Agricultural Extension Programs.
2a. State and discuss four (4) philosophies of rural youth extension programs in agricultural extension.
2b. State the general and the specific objectives of the Young Farmers’ Club.
3a. What is rural youth club and explain the essence of the club to the community?
3b. What are the advantages of young farmers club in school?
3c. Enumerate the principles you would consider in organizing the Young Farmers’
Club in schools.
4a. State and discuss five (5) sequential steps that you would follow in organizing a rural youth club program.
4b. Discuss briefly three (3) problems of rural youth club leadership.
4c. What are the merits of the NDE programs.
5a. State the specific objective the UNESCO’s info youth program.
5b. What are the goal, the objective and merit of farm settlement scheme?
5c. Briefly describe UNESCO’s Info Youth Programme and Village Youth Economic Group of Tanzania.
6a. Define youth behaviour problems.
6b. Compare the youth behaviour problems of the past and the present and briefly provide solution to the present youth behaviour problems.
6c. What is the meaning of cooperative society and state its importance in rural youth extension program.