Human Capacity Development to adopt Best Practices

Anantha, K H and Wani, S P and Chander, G and Sawargaonkar, G L (2016) Human Capacity Development to adopt Best Practices. In: Harnessing Dividends from Drylands : Innovative Scaling up with Soil Nutrients. CABI, pp. 78-98. ISBN 9781780648156

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The concept of capacity development, which emerged during the 1980s, gained prominence in the 1990s and currently has wide usage in community development (Eade, 1997; UNDP, 1998; Bolger, 2000). The term capacity development is usually discussed as an approach to development and cooperation. Capacity development encompasses human resource development as an essential part of development (FAO, 1998). It is a process by which individuals, groups, organizations and societies enhance their abilities to identify and meet development challenges in a sustainable manner (UNDP, 1998). It is human resource development, which is a process of equipping individuals with the understanding of access to information, knowledge, training and skills that enables them to perform effectively. There is a direct relationship between capacity building and agricultural education...

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Research Program : Asia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human Capacity Development, Capacity Development, Training and Development
Subjects: Others
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2016 09:17
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2018 07:00
Acknowledgement: The authors sincerely thank the Government of Karnataka for funding support and the DoA for implementing the Bhoochetana programme in all 30 districts of the state. The support received from DoA staff at district, taluk and RSK levels, master trainers from the University of Agricultural Sciences (i.e. SAUs) (Bengaluru, Dharwad and Raichur), KVKs and ICRISAT is highly appreciated. Special thanks are due to FFs and farmers for their participation in the programme.
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