Role of Government in Challenges of Agricultural Education for Child and Economic Development

Celestine O. Emeh


The growth, development and progress of any nation entirely depend on its ability to actually manipulate its human and agricultural resources by ensuring adequate scientific, technological and skillful knowledge in agricultural education of higher institutions to meet up with the increasing challenges in our nation. The major problem affecting the higher institutions ability to meet the nations need for agricultural education graduates is the lukewarm attitude of the government to promote the course of agricultural education. The skill and knowledge of agricultural education help the child to create employment and contribute more meaningful to the nation’s economic development. This paper therefore focuses on the role of government on challenges of agricultural education for child and economic development. This paper among others discussed the link between agricultural education and human and economic development. The paper also among others suggested evolving agricultural education and training system model that will provide coordinated efforts of agricultural institutions to better tackle challenges as they emerge.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n26p72

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