Educational Programs to Address the Economic Adjustments Facing Tobacco Farmers and Rural Communities

Timothy Woods, Steve Isaacs, S. Darrell Mundy, William Givan
1999 Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics  
This paper discusses the context within which educational programs tailored to tobacco producers and related rural communities have developed. Discussion is expanded by examining current program approaches employed by various organizations. Many of these organizations have a mutual stake in helping producers in tobacco communities develop their management capacity. A range of initiatives aimed at facilitating economic adjustment is compared, including the major issues addressed and expected
more » ... ed and expected outcomes. Many of the initiatives have made useful contributions; however, gaps and limitations remain. These are considered as future educational efforts and issues are discussed.
doi:10.1017/s1074070800008580 fatcat:wpylmltkjnee7ghtda7avphzdm