1st Edition

Rural Planning in Developing Countries Report on the Second Rehovoth Conference Israel, August 1963

Edited By Raanan Weitz Copyright 1965
    464 Pages
    by Routledge

    454 Pages
    by Routledge

    First published in 1965, this reissue is a report on the Second Rehovoth Conference of August 1963, convened by the then Deputy Prime Minister of Israel, Mr Abba Eban, in order to enable the scientists and political leaders of developing countries to establish meaningful communication on the overall topic of comprehensive planning of agriculture in developing countries. Conference discussions centred on the three main topics of; agricultural planning and rural development; the human factor in agricultural development; and agricultural research, extension, and education.

    Part I: Agricultural Planning and Rural Development  1. Agricultural Versus Other Activities on the National Level  2. Methods and Techniques of National Agricultural Planning  3. Macro-planning, Micro-planning and Comprehensive Regional Planning  4. Institutional Planning as a Means for Comprehensive Regional Development  5. Agriculture and Industry in Rural Development  6. The Region as a Basis for Comprehensive Rural Development  7. The Role of Government in Rural Development  8. Investments in Credit and Agricultural Development  Part II: The Human Factor in Agricultural Development  10. Social and Political Structures Influencing Agricultural Development  11. The Interrelationship Between Rural Development and Other Sections of Society  Part III: Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education  12. General Problems of the Three Services and a Definition of their Aims  13. Research  14. Extension  15. Education  16. Co-Ordination of the Three Services.


    Raanan Weitz