Sep 21, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSCI 6490 - Rural Development

The seminar will discuss the challenges faced as well as some successful approaches in rural development in developing countries around the world. Dynamics of agrarian societies and national and local level development policies and programs will be examined. The links between rural development, agriculture, food security, poverty reduction strategies, and resource availability are analyzed. Challenges leaders face in designing and/or reforming administrative structures, institutions, and policies and programs to pursue effective rural development are considered.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to Graduate students only.

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