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AXD 509

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Course Title: 
Technological Change in Agriculture

This is an elective course for all part 5 students in the Department of Agricultural Engineering, taking during the Harmattan Semester, serviced by the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development.

  • Definitions of gender responsive and appropriate technologies for rural change;
  • Characteristic features of gender responsive and appropriate technologies for rural change;
  • Mainstreaming gender into production, harvesting, and post harvesting technological change in Agriculture,
  • Biosystems engineering agricultural technologies and Sustainable agricultural and rural development from gender perspective;
  • New technologies in agriculture and forestry and their consequences for gender relations; and
  • Feminist critique of science and technology and its significance for agricultural development.