K. C. Roy, Sukanta Biswas, R. K. Ghosh and A. Goswami
The impact of workshop was studied on a group of 133 participants from different districts of the State who participated in two days workshop programme on the ‘Role of women in livestock & fishery sectors’ at West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, Kolkata. The various socio personal profiles of the participants like credit orientation, social participation, mass media exposure, etc were measured. There was a significant gain in knowledge and attitude of the participants. There was overall high knowledge gain among the participants in some topics such as-‘Role of livestock and fishery in rural economy’, ‘Use of dairy products technology’, ‘Women participation’ and in the ‘Institutional approach’, and was least in the ‘Rearing of healthy animal’ and in ‘Use of animal products technology’. After workshop, knowledge gain was high among the young and educated participants, which indicated that these two categories of participants were more interested about participation of women in livestock and fishery sectors for the economic solvency for their own family as well as the country.
Keyword: Livestock; Fishery; Learning; Knowledge; Attitude; Socio-personal; Adoption