Pre requisite: None
Concepts of rural production systems, Evolution of rural production systems, farming systems approaches to rural production, Farm and non-farm linkages, the role of rural non-farm activities in rural development, Development of non-farm activities in Africa and Tanzania, Women in farm and non-farm activities.
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- Understand concepts and evolution of rural production systems
- Describe farming system components and their interactions
- Apply knowledge of farming systems to sustain rural development initiatives