May 18, 2007

Oromo: Rural Agents Trained in Democracy and Development

In an effort to ensure economic growth the Oromo Agriculture and Rural Development Bureau is offering training in democracy and development to its rural agents.

In an effort to ensure economic growth the Oromo Agriculture and Rural Development Bureau is offering training in democracy and development to its rural agents.

Below is an article published by All Africa.com:

The Oromia Agriculture and Rural Development Bureau said it is offering training to development agents and rural development officers in a bid to ensure the economic growth for the fifth time in the state.

Bureau administration and capacity building section Deputy Head Tefera Dissasa told ENA Monday that the training, which commenced since April 30, 1999 E.C., aimed at boosting productivity.

Some 7,186 development agents and woreda's rural development executives of the state are attending the trainings being offered in eight zonal towns.

The training content consists of democracy and development, agricultural extension, basin development, supplies of agricultural inputs and application, among others.

The same training would be given to the rest of the zones in the next round, he said.