Nature and use of qualitative data collection and analysis techniques by practitioners in the planning, implementation and evaluation of rural planning and development activities in both domestic and international settings.
An introduction to the Farming Systems Research/Extension approach to solving problems in tropical and sub-tropical agricultural and livestock production systems including problem diagnosis, stakeholder identification and the process of generation, adaption and validation of solutions.
This course take a multi-hazard perspective and is designed to challenge the students to examine the relationship between disaster and development, to learn how hazards become disasters, as well as the techniques for effective planning and managing disasters from a long-term development perspective.
An examination of the theory and practice of regional planning in an international and Canadian environment, including a discussion of the various tools available to analysis the regional economy.
An advanced seminar dealing with the theory and practice of program evaluation focusing on public sector programs in agriculture and rural development, international and domestic case studies.