Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Investigation Article Volume 7 Issue 3

Management Model for Technical Training and Gender Equality for a Productive and Sustainable Rural Cheese Agroindustry

Yalexi Mariela Laya*

PhD in Environment and Development (UNELLEZ), MSc. In Environmental Engineering (UNELLEZ). in g. Agricultural. Professor. National Experimental University of the Western Plains (UNELLEZ), Venezuela

*Corresponding Author: Yalexi Mariela Laya, PhD in Environment and Development (UNELLEZ), MSc. In Environmental Engineering (UNELLEZ). in g. Agricultural. Professor. National Experimental University of the Western Plains (UNELLEZ), Venezuela.

Received: January 23, 2023; Published: February 07, 2023

Abstract

The objective of this research was to develop a management model for technical training and gender equality for a productive and sustainable rural cheese agro-industry, which promotes sovereignty and food security; based on inputs from the evaluation of the economic, social and environmental sustainability of the factors that affect the agro-productive system for an effective cheese production, located in Cojedes state, Venezuela, framed within the positivist paradigm, quantitative approach, explanatory level and design field, using the survey technique as a strategy, which yielded low sustainability indices (general global arithmetic average index of 3.09, located on a scale from Apt tending to Deficient), a low cognitive index was detected in agricultural producers on the management of milk production and processing, and evidenced the participation of women in rural labor that these field processes merit. In addition to being based on theoretical and legal bases, aligned with the strategic actions to promote and support the country's regional, local, rural and integral Sustainable Development, which contributes to neutralizing or eliminating weaknesses and threats, taking advantage of the opportunities and strengths of the environment. A planning of training strategies with the support of related social actors is proposed, which includes agroecological technical management, especially in the case of small-surface plots, to favor the conservation of environmental goods and services, hence a succession of beneficial effects, equally, the technical management of milk processing and marketing, framed in training, financing, strengthening and fair, which contemplates improvements in the quality of life of producers, employees, community and consumers; without leaving aside the know-how, the valuable work of women is highlighted in equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities with respect to men, in agricultural and business work and their responsibility in the well-being of their family members; and evaluation and follow-up strategies of the training program adapted from the Kirkpatrick model are proposed. Finally, the training and scientific knowledge that agricultural producers achieve in: social, technical, academic, research and agrotourism development functions, will allow overcoming the deficiencies shown in the research, improve the use of native resources and promote production diversification.

Keywords: Management Model; Technical Training; Gender Equality; Rural Cheese Agroindustry; Sustainability

References

  1. Sanchez Victor. “What does sustainability mean?” (2019).
  2. Belanger V., et al. “Development of agri-environmental indicators to assess the sustainability of dairy farms in Quebec, eastern Canada”. Ecological Indicators Magazine 23 (2012): 421-430.
  3. Ruiz J., et al. “Sustainability indicators for specialized dairy: A review”. Livestock Research Magazine for Rural Development9 (2017).
  4. Molina M. "Assessment of sustainability in the agricultural sector: an approach to methodologies" (2018).
  5. Costa J. “Multicapitalism. For a capitalism that helps us create jobs, protect the climate and curb inequality”. Deusto Editions. Barcelona: publishing house of Centro de Libros PAPF, SLU (2021).
  6. Laya, Y. "Sustainable management model for a rural cheese agro-industry" (Doctoral Thesis). National Experimental University of the Western Plains (2022).
  7. Yurén M. “Laws, theories and models”. Fourteenth edition, Mexico: Editorial Trillas (2002).
  8. Pallela S and Martins F. “Quantitative research methodology”. 3rd edition, Caracas, Venezuela: Editorial Fund of the Libertador Pedagogical University (2012).
  9. IBM SPSS Statistics 27. IBM Corp. Released 2020. IBM SPSS Statistics for Windows, version 27.0. Armonk, New York: IBM Corp (2020).
  10. “Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela”. Official Gazette of the Republic of Venezuela No. 36,860 (Extraordinary). Caracas (1999).
  11. Law of the Homeland Plan. “Second Socialist Plan for Economic and Social Development of the Nation 2013-2019”. Official Gazette of the Republic of Venezuela No. 6,118 (Extraordinary). Caracas (2013).

Citation

Citation: Yalexi Mariela Laya., et al. “Management Model for Technical Training and Gender Equality for a Productive and Sustainable Rural Cheese Agroindustry".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.3 (2023): 37-44.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Yalexi Mariela Laya., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




Metrics

Acceptance rate30%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
Impact Factor1.316

Indexed In





News and Events


  • Certification for Review
    Acta Scientific certifies the Editors/reviewers for their review done towards the assigned articles of the respective journals.
  • Submission Timeline for Upcoming Issue
    The last date for submission of articles for regular Issues is April 30th, 2024.
  • Publication Certificate
    Authors will be issued a "Publication Certificate" as a mark of appreciation for publishing their work.
  • Best Article of the Issue
    The Editors will elect one Best Article after each issue release. The authors of this article will be provided with a certificate of "Best Article of the Issue".
  • Welcoming Article Submission
    Acta Scientific delightfully welcomes active researchers for submission of articles towards the upcoming issue of respective journals.

Contact US