A descriptive study examining 4-H programs in Africa, Asia, and Europe was conducted to provide understanding and direction in the establishment of a Global 4-H Network. Information regarding structure, organizational support, funding, and programming areas was gathered. Programs varied greatly by country, and many partnered with other 4-H organizations around the world. Few content areas offered by the surveyed countries aligned with their major agricultural commodities, even though content areas were available in the United States 4-H Program. The Global 4-H Network has the potential to fill these holes and provide additional opportunities to global programs.
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Major, J., & Miller, R. (2012). Global 4-H Network: Laying the Groundwork for Global Extension Opportunities. The Journal of Extension, 50(6), Article 3. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol50/iss6/3