WEST AFRICAN RURAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT (WARD)
Overview of the Department
The West African Rural Development (WARD) Department provides a highly comprehensive rural development programme designed for individuals in the fields of Community Development, Literacy, Health, Vocational Training and Life Skills Education. WARD programme by theory and practice builds the capacity of participants beyond rural development to a broad community development programme focusing in participatory feasibility studies, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects for desired results.
Our courses focus on expanding the understanding and ability to support communities, deal with current development challenges such as income generation, gender equity, decision making, conflict resolution, peace building, leadership, community health, population and environmental matters.
The following courses constitute the diploma programme offered by the department:
|1.||Community Development Foundation (CDF)||8weeks|
|2.||Human Relations and Development (HRD)||6 weeks|
|3.||Economics and Development (E&D)||6 weeks|
|4.||Management and Development (M&D)||6 weeks|
Note: Completion of the four courses leads to the attainment of a Diploma in Community Development. (6months 2weeks Institute based, 1 month 2weeks attachment and one month on project work) totaling 9 months duration.
|5.||Advanced Diploma in Community Development (ADCD)||1 Year|
Contact: Mr. Lamin E. Jatta
Phone: 7936818 /9936818