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Title: Learning through Farmer Field Schools: a case study of the Taita Hills, Kenya
Authors: Najjar, Dina
Supervisor: Sinclair, John (Natural Resources Institute)
Examining Committee: Goh, Tee Boon (Agriculture) Garnder, James (Natural Resource Institute) Spaling, Harry (Kings University College)
Graduation Date: February 2009
Keywords: transformative learning
agricultural extension
dry lands
gender studies
Issue Date: 17-Sep-2008
Abstract: This research explores transformative learning occurring through the Farmer Field Schools of the Taita Hills, Kenya using a qualitative, case study approach. The findings reveal that cultural roles and premises profoundly impacted learning and that a mixed-group setting could contribute to closing the gap between gender inequalities, leading to a more just and sustainable type of agriculture.
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