Rural Development Training

Training, Social Care/Development

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About the course

Sustainable rural development is vital to the economic, social and environmental viability of nations. It is essential for poverty eradication since global poverty is overwhelmingly rural. Rural development is the process of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people living in rural areas.

This training aims to equip the participants with the knowledge and skills on rural development in order to support sustainable livelihoods and empower vulnerable people. The participants will also gain knowledge on how to develop and manage rural development projects.

Target Participants

This course targets participants working in Rural development and agriculture projects, government institutions, NGO staff, private and research institutions

Course duration

7 Days

What you will learn

By the end of this training the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the distinctive features of rural development
  • Understand the link between agriculture and rural development
  • Explain and apply the concepts of environmental, economic and social sustainability in rural development
  • Manage effectively a rural development programme
  • Understand the gender disparity in rural set up

What you will learn

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Rural Development
  • Rural development, agriculture and food security
  • Rural Livelihoods
    • Rural Economy
    • Rural Poverty
    • Rural Financing
  • Environmental sustainability and Rural Development
  • Development of Rural Development programmes
  • Multi-sectoral dimensions and Rural Development
    • Education
    • Health
    • Land
    • Infrastructure
  • Gender and Rural Development
  • Development of Rural Development programmes
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of of Rural Development programmes

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more [email protected]