The third trimester filled practical programme is an important programme designed by the university for development studies to equip students with practical skills and other standard of living. This first part of the field work is to help identify the problems of rural communities in the northern regions and in this instance TAPA ABOTOASE in the BIAKOYE district, in OTI Region and for that matter Ghana as whole. The third trimester filled practical programme (TTFPP) is a vital component of the curriculum of the university for development studies. This component draws it justification from the provisional national defense council (PNDC) Law 279(1992) section 3, which mandate the universities to merge the academic work with that of community services or that of rural communities. In other to provide constructive interactions between the researchers (students) and the members of the communities for the total development of the northern sector of Ghana particularly, and Ghana as a whole.