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    • Assessment of Lifelong Learning for farmers: Impact on rural poverty eradication in Commonwealth Countries 

      Augustine, A J; Jokthan, G E; Bashir, R M (2013-11)
      Commonwealth of learning’s lifelong learning for farmers is a partnership progamme designed to bring together farmers, learning institutions, banks and information and communication technology providers to facilitate ...
    • COL's Lifelong Learning for Farmers Initiative 

      Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011)
      COL's Lifelong Learning for Farmers model promotes prosperity by blending social capital and banking services with the innovative use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). This model can enable many thousands ...
    • Connections (vol. 11, no. 2) 

      Wilson, Dave; Speirs, Karen (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-06)
      COL newsletter published June 2006
    • Connections (vol. 12, no. 3) 

      Wilson, Dave; Speirs, Karen (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-10)
      COL newsletter published October 2007
    • Creating Knowledge Networks for Sustainable Development 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-02-25)
      World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)+10 Review Meeting, From Digital to Knowledge Divide, Thematic Forum 1, UNESCO, France, 25 February 2013, Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar and co-written with Dr. K. ...
    • Creativity in Advancing Distance Learning: Models and Technologies 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; West, Paul; Balasubramanian, K; Lesperance, John; Sreedher, Ramamurthy (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-11-23)
      Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 23-29 November 2009, People’s Forum, Theme: Creativity and Innovation // Today’s theme is Creativity and Innovation. This is a particularly appropriate ...
    • Education for Sustainable Development: Reaching the Masses 

      Daniel, John; Alluri, Krishna; Menon, Mohan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-11-26)
      Fourth International Conference on Environmental Education, Environmental Education towards a Sustainable Future: Partners for the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, Ahmedabad, India, 26 November 2007, Education ...
    • Empowering People for Prosperity: Lifelong Learning for Farmers 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-07-06)
      Programme at Arul Anandar College, Madurai , Tamil Nadu, India, 6 July 2007, Empowering People for Prosperity: Lifelong Learning for Farmers, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // The great challenge of the 21 st ...
    • Empowerment of Women and Profit: The Role of Coevolution Partnership 

      Balasubramanian, K; Carr, Alexis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-09-06)
      Session VI: Intergenerational and Cross-Collaborative Partnerships of the 11th Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting (11th WAMM), The Commonwealth in Apia, Samoa, 6-8 September 2016. Presented by Dr. K Balasubramanian, ...
    • Evaluation study: Lifelong Learning for Farmers Activities in Tamil Nadu 

      Thamizoli, P; Francis, Henry; Soundari, Hilaria (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011)
      This report traces the progress and issues of the Lifelong Learning for Farmers (L3F) activities in a group of villages in Tamil Nadu, India. The study makes an attempt to address two questions: 1. Has L3F made a difference ...
    • Fostering Farming, Promoting Prosperity, Inspiring Invention 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-10)
      Remarks by Sir John Daniel Commonwealth of Learning at the Launching Ceremony of the Lifelong Learning for Farmers Project, University of Ruhuna, Mapalana, Kamburupitiya // I am delighted to be back in Sri Lanka for the ...
    • From Learning to Empowerment: A Study of Smallholder Farmers in South West Uganda 

      Carr, Alexis; Tenywa, Moses; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11)
      The relationship between education and empowerment has been widely debated in development literature. In recent times, social capital and community-centric learning have been increasingly recognized as important variables ...
    • Helping Farmers Prosper: Announcing a New Model for Partnership 

      Daniel, John; Alluri, Krishna (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-07-14)
      I shall first describe the work of the Commonwealth of Learning, which is a small but dynamic Commonwealth intergovernmental agency based just over the Rockies in Vancouver. We have only been working in agriculture for a ...
    • Implementing L3 Pilot Project in Mauritius M-Powered (Mauritius-Process Oriented Women Entrepreneurship Development) 

      Sukurdeep, Naren (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and NPCC Mauritus, 2008)
      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has confirmed its agreement with the National Productivity & Competitiveness Council(NPCC) to develop a successful pilot project on Mauritius Process Oriented Women Entrepreneurship ...
    • Implications of Interventions: Sri Lankan Experience on Lifelong Learning for Farmers 

      Wijeratne, M; De Silva, W N (2010-11)
      Understanding the above facts the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. implemented a Lifelong Learning for Farmers (L3F) programme,- Grow more mushroom to enhance food security in the southern province ...
    • Is Modern ICT the Answer to Extension? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-09-24)
      My topic today is: ‘Is modern ICT the answer to extension?’ which will be examined in the context of the Commonwealth of Learning’s work in Lifelong Learning for Farming. This presentation has been prepared jointly with ...
    • Knowledge Transfer for a Horticultural Revolution: The Lifelong Learning for Farmers Model 

      Balasubramanian, K; Daniel, John (International Society for Horticultural Science, 2012)
      This paper examines the relevance of the current theoretical perspectives in extension for promoting horticultural revolution in developing countries. At present agricultural education and extension occurs within a framework ...
    • Knowledge Transfer for a Horticultural Revolution: The Lifelong Learning for Farmers Model 

      Balasubramanian, K; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-08-22)
      Our title is Knowledge Transfer for a Horticultural Revolution: The Lifelong Learning for Farmers Model. We argue that the current approach to agricultural extension, which is based on the green revolution, is unsuitable ...
    • The L3Farmers Project: Report and recommendations to the Commonwealth of Learning on Open and Distance Lifelong Learning for Smallholder Farmers and Agricultural Communities 

      Latchem, Colin; Maru, Ajit; Alluri, Krishna (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2004)
      The following report is based upon Commonwealth of Learning (COL) initiated online discussions, meetings at the second Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning in Durban, South Africa, and research by the authors into ...
    • Learning for Livelihoods: The Key to Development 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-09-18)
      This morning, however, I am going to put on my COL hat, take you into the wider world overseas and tell you how an organisation based in Canada and supported by Canada is bringing together the concepts of learning, work ...