Vocational education and training for farmers and other actors in the agri-food value chain in Africa

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Author: Kirui, Oliver K.; Kozicka, Marta


The study analyzes the current state of Agricultural Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ATVET) in Africa and presents its challenges and opportunities. A review of the ATVET in selected Sub-Saharan Africa countries shows that there are far too few training opportunities for young people and that often, the training offered does not match the needs of the private sector and of local administrations. ATVET trainings focus primarily on production skills and on producers themselves with too little practical training. ATVET needs to be adapted to the context of increasingly...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Industry; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Education and training needs; Education and training opportunity; Education and training reform; Education and training system; Education and training wastage; Education industry relationship; Education work relationship; Relevance of education and training; Literature review; Skill needs; Skill development; Case study; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Africa; Germany; Europe

Published: Bonn, Germany: Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, 2018

Physical description: v, 49 p.

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Series: ZEF working paper series; no. 164

ISSN: 1864-6638

Resource type: Working paper

Call number: TD/TNC 133.87

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