Halilu, Emmanuel (2012) Assessment of the training needs among agricultural extension workers in gombe state agricultural development programme. Journal of Technical, Vocational & Engineering Education, 5 . pp. 64-79. ISSN 2231-7376
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This study assesses the training needs of agricultural extension workers in Gombe state Agricultural Development Programme. Four objectives and four research questions were used, the population of this study was all agricultural extension worker that were working at various locations throughout Gombe State. The selection of extension worker from the study area was through simple random sampling five (5) village extension agents were randomly selected from each local government area, given a total of fifty five (55) respondents. The main instrument for data collection was structured questionnaire designed by the researcher under the guidance of his supervisor, both primary and secondary source of data were used for this study. The method for which the data was collected on this research work was base on direct contact with the respondents. The descriptive statistics employed include percentage, mean and frequency count. The findings shows that there is training needs for extension workers in ADP of Gombe State, there are problems associated with extension service delivery. Base on these findings it is recommended that extension workers should be encourage to attend seminars, conferences, and additional courses in higher institution. And their welfare needs such as good housing, medical services and regular promotion should be given to the extension workers so as to motivate them to work more efficiently, and there should be funding for extension visit so as to increase their service delivery.
|Subjects:||L Education > L Education (General)|
|Deposited By:||Assoc. Prof Dr Azizi Yahaya|
|Deposited On:||07 Mar 2012 07:01|
|Last Modified:||04 Sep 2012 06:11|
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