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close this bookPractical Poultry Raising (Peace Corps, 1981, 225 p.)
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View the document1. Poultry production - An overview
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About the author

Kenneth M. French has over fifteen years of experience in agriculture and rural development both in the United States and abroad. As a Peace Corps Volunteer in India, he conducted a scientific breeding program for poultry over a three - year period. Based on this experience and his own farming background, Mr. French served as a technical and cross - cultural trainer for Peace Corps Volunteers in India in poultry breeding and rural development projects. As the Associate Director of Peace Corpa/Malaysia, Mr. French was responsible for all Peace Corps rural agricultural development projects in Malaysia, supervising fifty Volunteers in fifteen areas. Projects under his direction included agriculture extension in crops and dairy management, rural credit, soil fertility research and conservation, forestry management and marketing systems. Mr. French's writing experience includes policy papers for the Malaysian Ministry of Agriculture on agriculture extension, cooperative development and agriculture marketing. Mr. French has formal training in agriculture from the University of New Hampshire, where he majored in poultry science.