Training Need Analysis of Farming on House Terraces

B Binsa, G.S Sreedaya

Abstract


The study was conducted in Thiruvananthapuram Corporation of Kerala to analyze the training needs of farming on house terraces. The study was conducted in seven wards of Thiruvananthapuram Corporation namely Poojappura, Pettah, Manacaud, Kumarapuram, Karamana, Industrial Estate and Enchakkal. One hundred and five members of urban households involved in farming on house terrace, fifteen extension officials and thirty office bearers of selected residents associations of the selected wards were the respondents of the study. Considering the training needs of respondents on farming on house terrace, plant protection was the most preferred subject for training by the respondents.


Keywords


Training need; Farming on house terrace; Urban agriculture; Kerala

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26725/JEE.2018.4.30.6190-6194

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