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Training qualified agricultural and rural development staff in low-income countries. Some experiences from international training programmes. In: Training for agriculture and rural development 1983



Training qualified agricultural and rural development staff in low-income countries. Some experiences from international training programmes. In: Training for agriculture and rural development 1983



FAO Economic and Social Development Series (31): 87-93



The shortage of trained workers often inhibits all aspects of development performance. Large deficits in skilled labour power are particularly conspicuous in sub-Saharan Africa, where institution building has lagged behind similar activities in south and southeast Asia. Yet even in the latter part of the world there exists a large disparity between theory and practice, often aggravated by the "urban bias" in formal education.

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