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Modelo de extensão rural agrícola no distrito de Bobonaro - Timor Leste

Author(s): Américo, João cv logo 1

Date: 2010

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Origin: Repositório da UTL

Subject(s): rural extension; East Timor; extensão rural; Timor Leste

Mestrado em Engenharia Agronómica - Economia Agrária e Sociologia Rural - Instituto Superior de AgronomiaThe present work was developed in Bobonaro District in Timor-leste and its central proposal was to study and verify the strategic programs of the Ministry of Agriculture, especially regarding the General Direction of the Agricultural Rural Extension. We aim to see the direct or indirect involvement of the Head, at District level, of the Division of Horticulture and Animal husbandry in the activities of Agricultural Extension in the process of the modernization on subsistance agriculture and the coordinator’s activities and the “suco” extensionists, its measure and extension method, formation degree and experiences of the recruited extensionists. The work was preformed in five parts: 1º historical background of the Rural Extension in Agriculture at the time of the Indonesian occupation and the evolution of the agricultural system from the time of the Portuguese colonization; 2º country characterization regarding biophysical constrains, social aspects, local administration, Community organization and general agriculture system; 3º status of Agricultural Rural Extension after independence; 4º field work and lastly 5º general conclusions and suggestions. The methodology used to accomplish this work, was firstly based on reviewing the related literature that allow us to understand in detail the process of agricultural modernization in Bobonaro - East- Timor.
Document Type Master Thesis
Language Portuguese
Advisor(s) Santos, José Manuel de Lima
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