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View the document Session 1 : Welcome, expectations, and evaluation criteria
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View the document Session 3 : The forests of the world, peace corps' forestry goals, the individual volunteer's role
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View the document Session 5 : Video tapes
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View the document Session 13 : Basic site selection, planning & layout of a nursery
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View the document Session 15 communication through illustration
View the document Session 16 : Soil preparation, seedbed sowing
View the document Session 17 : Individual interviews
View the document Session 18 : Reproduction by clippings and nursery review
View the document Session 19 : Introduction to extension
View the document Session 20 : Protection and record keeping (Insect collection)
View the document Session 20A : Chicken preparation
View the document Session 21 : The volunteers' role as an extensionist
View the document Session 22 : Tropical horticulture: care, tending and disease control
View the document Session 23 : Women in development - part I
View the document Session 24 : Team building
View the document Session 25 : Building and using a rustic transit
View the document Session 26 : Women in development - part II
View the document Session 27 : Working with groups as an extension worker
View the document Session 28 : Trees: identification & planting
View the document Session 29 : Lesson plan and use of visual aids in teaching
View the document Session 30 : The ugly American
View the document Session 31 : Catchments - sowing of seedlings into catchments
View the document Session 32 : Weekly interview
View the document Session 33 : Agro-forestry
View the document Session 34 : Community analysis introduction
View the document Session 35 : Soils
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View the document Session 37 : Irrigation
View the document Session 38 : Review of expectations - mid-way
View the document Session 39 : Problem analysis
View the document Session 40 : Soil erosion
View the document Session 41 : Species report - research demonstration
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View the document Session 43 : Wellbeing
View the document Session 44 : Field trip overview
View the document Session 45 : Agro-forestry reports
View the document Session 46 : Weekly interview
View the document Session 47 : Leave on week-long field trip
View the document Session 48 : Pesticides
View the document Session 49 : Review of field trips
View the document Session 50 : Resources
View the document Session 51 : Area measurement, pacing, compass use
View the document Session 52 : Compost heap - greenhouse construction - germination percentage
View the document Session 53 : Culture shock
View the document Session 54 : Range management
View the document Session 55 : Grafting and fruit trees
View the document Session 56 : Professional approaches to interaction with host country officials
View the document Session 57 : Project planning: goal setting
View the document Session 58 : Final interviews
View the document Session 59 : Ecology teams presentations
View the document Session 60 : Graduation

Session 23 : Women in development - part I

Total time 2 hours 30 minutes

Goals

- To acquaint the trainees with Women in Development issues,

- To heighten the trainees' awareness of the significant role women play in the development process,

- For the trainees to examine their work as forestry extensionists and the role that women will play in the success of their program.

Overview

Several WID readings are distributed to the trainees four days prior to the WID sessions. Specific reading assignments are given to country groups of three. Each group is told to prepare a presentation to the large group at this session. Rending assignments are given to each group by topic, i.e., women in health, Peace Corps and WID, etc.

The trainers have the opportunity to relate personal experienced from their own work in developing countries. It should also be stressed during the discussions that PCV men as well as women need to see themselves as role models in their countries of assignment for how women should be treated and what women are capable of achieving.

Exercise

1. Women in Development - Part I

Materials

1. Peace Corps' Programming and Training Journal, Volume IV, No. 6. 1977.

2. Programming for Women and Health. Africa Reports Special Issues on Women in Africa. March - April 1981.

3. Fairy Tales and Facts: Economy, Family, Fertility and the Female.

4. Counting in the Women. Women in Development: Peace Corps Policy.

5. Life in the Global Assembly Line. Integrating Women in Development.

6. The NFE Exchange: Women in Development.

Exercise 1 Women in Development - Part I

Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes

Overview

The trainees will become acquainted with Women in Development issues and recognize the significant role which women play in the development process.

Procedures

Activities

1. Each country group presents at least six to nine points from the readings which could affect their programs. Each presentation should not take more than 30 to 40 minutes, including group discussion.

Time

2 hours 15 minutes

Activities

2. Trainer draws closure to the session by emphasizing the predominant role that women play in forestry related industries in most developing countries. Linkage is made to WID - Part II with mention that strategies for assuring the involvement of women in small-scale development programs will be examined.

Time

15 minutes