Food, Agriculture and Education - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080339481, 9781483161419

Food, Agriculture and Education

1st Edition

Science and Technology Education and Future Human Needs

Editors: A. N. Rao
eBook ISBN: 9781483161419
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1987
Page Count: 258
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Food, Agriculture and Education covers topics on the most significant for development, namely health; food and agriculture; energy; land, water and mineral resources; industry and technology; the environment; and information transfer. The book discusses agricultural science education for development; agriculture and biology education; and food production and general education. The text also describes the need for continuing education in food and agriculture; nutrition and science education; and food preservation and storage. The continuing education for rural women; nutrition and agricultural education based on biological principles; the aspects of education related to food and agriculture in developing countries; and UNESCO and nutrition education are also considered.

Table of Contents


1. Food, Agriculture and Education

A. General Section

2. Children and Agriculture

3. Agricultural Science Education for Development

4. Agriculture and Biology Education

5. Food and Culture

6. Food Production and General Education

7. The Need for Continuing Education in Food and Agriculture

8. Teaching about Nutrition in Primary and Secondary Schools

9. Nutrition and Science Education

10. Food Preservation and Storage

11. New Directions for the Teaching of Food and Agriculture

B. Case Studies

12. Food and Agriculture in the Science Education Programme in Nigeria

13. Educational Production Unit

14. Mites and Mirids

15. Food Technology Education in Papua New Guinea

16. Village Orientated Topics in Papua New Guinea

17. Teaching Agriculture and Food Nutrition in Fiji

18. The Need for Educational Change to Increase Food Production

19. A Syllabus for Agriculture Education for Elementary Schools in Jordan

20. The Food and Agriculture Topic in the Science in Society Project

21. Operation Cat Drop

22. Food, Nutrition and Agriculture in the Malaysian Education System

23. Agricultural Aspects of Biology Education

24. Food Aspects of Biological Education

25. Topics of Food, Nutrition and Agriculture in Biology Teaching

C. Discussion of Issues

26. Discussion of Issues

(a) Introduction

(b) Food Production

(c) Food Consumption

(d) Land Use and Food

(e) Nutrition and Health

(f) Preservation and Storage of Food

(g) Biotechnology

(h) Appropriate Technology

(i) Food, Agriculture and Ethics

(j) Educational Aspects

D. Other Papers

27. Continuing Education for Rural Women

28. Nutrition and Agricultural Education based on Biological Principles

29. Aspects of Education Related to Food and Agriculture in Developing Countries

30. Unesco and Nutrition Education



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