NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
MARCH/APRIL 2014 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: AEM 732
COURSE TITLE: WOMEN AND YOUTHS IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
TIME ALLOWED: 2HOURS
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER 5 QUESTIONS (ALL QUESTIONS CARRY EQUAL MARKS)
⦁ a. What do you understand by the Third National Development Plan?
b. Discuss the concept of infrastructural facilities
c. List with examples three types of infrastructural facilities.
2 a. List four characteristics of a rural area.
b. Write short notes on the benefits of the following to rural dwellers.
i. Potable water ii. Education iii. Improved health care.
c. Identify the sources of credit available to a poor rural dweller.
3 a. Briefly explain environmental degradation as a source of poverty
b. Discuss globalization as a challenge to the effective success of rural
4 Explain four (4) elements common to modern agricultural extension
b.Explain the concept of Rural Non – farm Enterprises (RNE).
5 a. Describe three farm tasks that women in different parts of Nigeria undertake.
b. Briefly explain four conditions that must be put in place when drawing out women rural development programme.
c. What do we mean by a Multi-disciplinary approach to extension?
6 a. What is a cooperative and how did they start?
b. State seven different kinds of cooperatives and discuss any three.
c.Discuss three ways by which women can be involved in the decision making
activities of their communities.
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