Helmand Agricultural Solutions for Improved Livelihoods (HASIL)

A collaborative partnership agreement between Purdue University and the already existing system: Mercy Corps, PIN (People in Need), and HASIL (Helmand Agricultural Solutions for Improved Livelihoods) to lay the foundation for the development of curriculum, teacher training, and application of experiential activities for the Agricultural Vocational High Schools of Afghanistan and more specifically the Helmand Agricultural Solutions for Improved Livelihoods (HASIL) project.  Qualified faculty from the College of Agriculture at Kabul University have been utilized in this project to assist as interpreters and workshop facilitators.  The length of the funded project is from May 1, 2008 to present.

Curriculum Development

Dr. Jerry L. Peters, professor of Youth Development and Agricultural Education at Purdue University, leads a team of Purdue curriculum specialists in the development of agricultural lesson plans for the teachers of the 10th grade agriculture students in the areas of: Principles of Animal Husbandry, Principles of Agriculture Economics, Field Crops, and the 11th grade agriculture students in the areas of: Agriculture Machinery, Principles of Agriculture Extension, Agriculture Management, Principles of Horticulture, and Principles of Soil.  The curriculum frame approved by the Ministry of Education in December 2007 is being used as the basis for curriculum development.

​​​​​​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

International Programs in Agriculture, 615 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-6876

© 2016 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Integrity Statement | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by Agricultural Communication

Trouble with this page? Disability-related accessibility issue? Please contact us at agweb@purdue.edu so we can help.

Sign In