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AG 288 - Agriculture of Developing Countries
Agriculture of developing countries is an examination of the critical role played by agriculture in the economic development of Third World Nations. Agricultural production systems, policies, and problems are evaluated in relation to the economic, social and political structures of selected countries and societies.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to: A. Identify the major agricultural production methods and systems utilized in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. B. Describe the basic ways by which the agricultural sector contributes to economic, political, and social development in Third World nations. C. Identify and describe basic and appropriate technology used in agricultural production and development. D. Identify at least three major linkages existing between Developed Nations and Third World Nations in the context of food production, agricultural assistance programs, and international trade. E. Identify at least five ways in which agriculture education plays a vital role in expanding agricultural production and promoting economic development.
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