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West Virginia University, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Education in East Africa, Papers and Photos

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0277

Overview

An agricultural education program sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development administered through the West Virginia University Office of International Programs in cooperation with the West Virginia University College of Agriculture and Forestry. Reports and publicity releases on projects undertaken by the WVU College of Agriculture in East Africa to help the nations of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda to develop agricultural educational programs on the secondary and collegiate level. In Kenya as a part of Egerton Agricultural College the program assisted in farm mechanization and dry cropland management. In cooperation with Makerere University of Uganda they assisted in plant husbandry achieving a marked improvement in potato cultivation. Also to be noted is the report and scrapbook of Fran W. Bennett, a member of a three man WVU team that helped in the establishment of Arapai Agricultural College in Uganda.

Dates

  • 1960-70

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

1.75 Linear Feet (Summary: 1 ft. 9 in. (3 document cases, 5 in. each; 2 small flat storage boxes, 3 in. each))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Title
West Virginia University, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Education in East Africa, Papers and Photos, 1960-70
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536