The role of extension in building capacity: what works and why: a review of extension in Australia in 2001-2003 and its implications for developing capacity into the future

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Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (Australia) (RIRDC); Cooperative Venture for Capacity Building for Innovation in Rural Industries (Australia) (CVCB)


This report presents the outcomes of the national extension/education review, a project of the Cooperative Venture for Capacity Building for Innovation in Rural Industries (CVCB). The review investigated a range of extension and education projects being funded across industries and issues in rural and regional Australia in order to identify ‘what works and why’. Extension is defined as ‘the process of engaging with individuals, groups and communities so that people are more able to deal with issues affecting them and opportunities open to them’. The overall view is that a large number of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Governance; Industry; Demographics

Keywords: Private sector; Government role; Rural; Regional

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: RIRDC, 2005

Physical description: ix, 77 p.

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Series: RIRDC publication; no. 05/094

ISBN: 1741511577

ISSN: 1440-6845

Statement of responsibility: A report for the Cooperative Venture for Capacity Building by Jeff Coutts … [et al.]

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 83.282

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