NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA AEM732 Women and Youth Program in Agricultural Extension
14-16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2014 EXAMINATION
Course Title: AEM732
Course Title: Women and Youth Program in Agricultural Extension
Time Allowed: 2Hours
Instruction: 6 Questions, answer 4. All questions carry equal marks (25 marks
1a Write a short note on the concept of rural infrastructural planning.
1b. Explain the main features of the Nigeria rural development policies of pre-independent period and the second national development plans.
1c. Write a short note on DFRRI programs
2a.Explicate five (5) benefits of rural development program.
2b. Enumerate causes of poverty in Nigeria.
3a. What are the problems of extension in developing nations?
3b. Explain the common extension problems and their solutions.
4a. For rural development program to benefit rural women, the what are the conditions that must be fulfilled.
4b. Write a brief note on women and household food security.
4c. List the indicators of millennium development goals.
- 5. What is cooperative, cooperative association and overage? List the different types of cooperatives and give a brief explanation of five (5).
6a. Briefly discuss how women can be involved in the decision making activities of their communities.
6b. How can government help address the issue of rural youth education?
6c. Define Agriculture Extension. Catalog the four basic concept s that modern agriculture extension programs are built on.