NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
MARCH/APRIL 2014 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: AEM512
COURSE TITLE: RURAL YOUTH PROGRAMMES IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION
TIME ALLOWED: 2HOURS
INSTRUCTION:I. ANSWER FOUR QUESTIONS IN ALL
II. ALL QUESTIONS ATTRACT EQUAL MARKS (25 MARK EACH)
1a. Discuss briefly the differences between pre-colonial, colonial and post colonial history of Rural Youth Agricultural Extension Programs.
1b. List the Economic Objectives of Rural Youth Programs in Agricultural Extension?
1c. Briefly explain the operational definition of youth that would be acceptable to all cultures.
2a. Enumerate philosophies of rural youth extension programs in agricultural extension and discuss five (5) of the philosophies.
2b. State the recreational objectives of Rural Youth Programs in Agricultural Extension.
3a. List ten (10) principles you would consider in organizing the Young Farmers’ Club in schools.
3b. Explain the essence of the club to the community?
3c. List the sequential steps in organising rural youth clubs.
4a. State and discuss five (5) sequential steps that you would follow in organizing a rural youth club program.
4b. Briefly discuss three (3) problems of rural youth club leadership.
4c. List the officers of youth club and state the function of three (3) principal officers. .
5a. What are the goal, the objective and merit of farm settlement scheme?
5b. Write a short note on NDE and state the merits of its program.
5c. The Village Youth Economic Group Program was an innovative program designed to do what?
6a. Describe briefly methods of rural youth extension program and rural youth cooperative society.
6b. Explain the roles of rural youth extension program in youth development.
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