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Farming systems research and extension (FSR/E) short course: July 18-23, 1983.

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Farming systems research and extension (FSR/E) short course: July 18-23, 1983.
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Farming systems research and extension (FSR/E) short course: July 18-23, 1983.
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FARMING SYSTEMS RESEARCH AND EXTENSION (FSR/E)

SHORT COURSE:JULY 18-23, 1983

Holiday Inn West, Gainesville, Florida


Sponsored by the
Farming Systems Support Project (FSSP)
University of Florida
USAID


Schedule of Events(+)


Day Time Topic Course Readings

Sunday all day Arrival of outside Begin readings
participants
Distribution of course
materials



Monday 7:30-8:00 Course registration-Santa Fe East
8:00-9:45 INTRODUCTION
Opening remarks and introduction of
FSSP Staff
Introduction of course participants
Presentation of course objectives
Overview of course schedule
(*) Introduction to Farming Systems
Research and Development
What is FSSP and why are you here?
9:45-10:00 BREAK
10:00-11:00(*) FSR/E AND SMALL-SCALE, LIMITED FSSP Readings
RESOURCE FAMILY FARMS Chap. .

Discussion
11:00-12:00 Reading time (Rooms 318 and 418 "re
available for reading the assigned
materials)
12:00-1:00 LUNCH(on your own)







+All course sessions will take place in Santa Fe-East.
*Indicates presentation of a training module.


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1:00-3:00 SMALL SCALE FAMILY FARMS FSSP Readings
AS A SYSTEM Chap II
Defining Farming Systems
Crop, livestock and market
subsystems
Household subsystem
(*) Land USE Withirr An Upper Volta
Household
(*) Nutritional Status and FSR/E
31-00-5:00 Reading time for Tuesday sessions.
Travel arrangements can be made with
Continental Capers, Santa Fe-East.
4:00-5:00 SPECIAL meeting on Nutritional Module
Room 318


Tuesday 8:09-9:45 ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF SMALL FSSP Readings
SMALL FAMILY FARM SYSTEMS Chap III
Implications for technology
development
Non-neutrality of scale
Economics of small farm systems
(*) Part I
(*) Part II
9:30-19:g09 BREAK
10:00-11:00 Group discussion of morning session
1L:0f-2:90 Reading time for Tues. afternoon
12:09-1:00 LUNCH (on your own)
1:09-2:45 INITIAL, CHARACTERIZATION FSSP Readings
OF FARMING SYSTEMS Chapter IV
Learning the Art of Informal Shaner et al
Surveying
Comprehending and utilizing what pp.289-293
we see and hear
Combining disciplines in rapid
appraisal
Practice interviews
2:45-3:00 BREAK
3:00-4:00 (*) Defining recommendation domains
Hierarchy of constraints
4t00-5:00 Reading time for Wednesday session


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Wednesday 8:00-11:00 INITIAL CHARACTERIZATION Shaner et al
(continued) ChapTv_
Doing a case study:
(*)Concepcion Chiquirichapa, Guatemala
11:06-12:00 Reading time for next session
61, C 12:00-1:00 LUNCH (on your own)
1:00-2:15 DESIGNING ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS FSSP Readings
Case studies: Chap. V.
(*) S.E. Guatemala (Jutiapa)
(*) El Salvador
(*) North Florida
2:15-2:30 BREAK
2:30-3:30 Small group discussions
3:30-4:00 Presentation of group discussion findings
4:00-5:00 Readings for Thursday Sessions.


Thursday 8:00-9:39 TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND FSSP Readings
CONTINUING CHARACTERIZATION Chap. VI.
(*) Design and analysis of on-farm
trials Shaner et al
Modified stability analysis Chap. vIl.
Farmer-managed trials
9:30-10:09 BREAK
10:00-11:00 Index of acceptability
Agro-economic analysis
11:00-12:00 Reading time for next session
1Z:00-1:00 LUNCH (on your own)
1:00-2:15 TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT (cont) Shaner et al
Enterprise records pp. 309-314
Directed Surveys pp. 103-106
Review of results and planning Chap. VIII
2:15-2:30 BREAK
2:30-4:00 Promotion of Acceptable Technology
(extension)
4:00-5:00 Reading time for Friday session
5:30-7:00 CASH BAR FOR COURSE PARTICIPANTS
7:00-9:00 DINNER FOR COURSE PARTICIPANTS


Friday 8:00-10:00 MANAGING FSR/E SYSTEMS FSSP Readings
AND INSTITUTIONS Chap. VrI

Policy' Shaner et al
Institutional functions: Chap. 9-10
Management Appendix 10A-B
Administrative Services 11A-B
Review and planning
Component and discipline research
10:00-10:30 BREAK
10:30-12:00 On farm research
Extension
Information and data handling


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Technological services
Organization
12:00-1:00 LUNCH (on your own)
1:00-4:00 COURSE EVALUATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS


Saturday 8:00 FIELD TRIP TO NORTH FLORIDA
Meet at 7:45 sharp in Holiday
Inn-West, Lobby. Wear field clothing-
Those leaving on 4:50 Flight will be
taken directly to airport. Bring your
bags on trip.


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PARTICIPANT LIST


NAME/ADDRESS NAME/ADDRESS


Nathalie Eleady-Cole Mary Andrews/Program Leader
(University of Sierra Leone Freetown) Michigan Cooperative Extension
University of Florida 48 Agriculture Hall
470 Grinter Hall Michigan State University
Gainesville, Florida 32611 East Lansing, Michigan 48823

Ed Reeves Debbie Maxwell
Department of Sociology USAID/El Salvador
S205 Agr. Science Bldg. North APO Miami 34023
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40546 Paul J. Magnarella
Anthropology Dept.
David J. Redgrave 441 Grinter Hall
Agronomy Department University of Florida
Colorado State University Gainesville, Florida 32611
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523
Anita Spring
Bill Shaner Department of Anthropology
Water Management Synthesis Project 1350 GPA
Colorado State University University of Florida
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 Gainesville, Florida 32611

Dan Taylor Lisa M. Matt
Department of Agr. Econ. Development Alternatives, Inc.
V.P.I. 624 9th Street N.W.
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 Washington, D.C. 2001

Julian Velez Steve Franzel
11003 N. Kendall Dr. Development Alternatives, Inc.
Apt. B-206 624 9th St. N.W.
Miami, FL 33176 Washington, D.C. 20001

(Development Alternatives, Inc.) Emerson D. Natziger
Department of Agronomy
Art Hansen N305 Turner Hall, 11025 Goodwin
Center for African Studies Urbana, IL 61801
470 Grinter Hall
University of Florida Alan Bolten
Gainesville, Florida 32611 Department of Zoology
223 Bartram Hall
Sergio Ruano University of Florida
ICTA PRECODEPA Gainesville, Florida 32611
Avenida La Reforma 8-60 Zona 9
Guatemala City Harold W. Young
(Liberia AID CARI)
Martha Gaudreau Route 2 Box 237 B
Dept. of Soil Science Greenvill, Florida 32331 (LSU)
227 Soils
1529 Gortner Avenue Eric J. Wailes
St. Paul, Minn. 55108 Department of Agr. Econ. and Rural Soc.
221 Agriculture Building
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701


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PARTICIPANT LIST, cont'd


Vera J. Wall George Clough
College of Human Resources 1251 HSPP
216 Wallace Hall Veg. Crops Department/IFAS
VPI & SU University of Florida
Blacksburg, VA 24061 Gainesville, Florida 32611

Elamin Eltighani M. (Sudan) Jim Dean
Department of Agri. Economics University of Florida 1157 McCarty
Washington State University Gainesville, Florida 32611
Office #205D
Pullman, Washington 99163 Ken McDermott
3028 McCarty Hall
R. Hunt Davis, Jr. University of Florida
Center for African Studies Gainesville, Florida 32611
470 Grinter Hall
University of Florida Joseph Conrad
Gainesville, FL 32611 Animal Science
125 Animal Science Building
Calixte George University of Florida
Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Gainesville, Florida 32611
Institute (CARDI)
P.O. Box 971
Castries, St. Lucia, West Indies

Biroli Phenias
Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock
Director of Water and Forests
B.P. 621 Kigali Rwanda

Ralph L. Conley
USAID MALI
Bamako (ID)
Department State
Washington, D.C. 20520

Leandro R. Rola
Agricultural Credit and Cooperative Institute.
University of the Philippine at Los Banos
College, Laguna
Philippines 3720

Federico R. Poey
AGRICEC Agricultural Development
Consultants Inc.
1414 Ferninand St.
Coral Gables, Florida 33134

Emanuel Mwango (MALAWI)
Department of Anthropology
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611


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