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Agriculture extension in the developing countries

C. A. De Vries

Agriculture extension in the developing countries

a bibliography.

by C. A. De Vries

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Published by International Institute for Land Reclamationand Improvement in Wageningen .
Written in English


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SeriesInternational Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement -- No. 7
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p. ;
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18790388M

A sustainable approach to providing agricultural extension services in developing countries-minimal external inputs, a systems orientation, pluralism, and arrangements that take advantage of the best incentives for farmers and extension service providers-will release the local knowledge, resources, common sense, and organizing ability of rural people. Agricultural Policy in Developing Countries. Editors: Islam, N. (Ed.) Free Preview. Extension Service, Education and Agricultural Development. *immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook. Only valid for books.

books, computers or scholarships do not). This will in turn add value to local experience and indigenous knowledge, build up confidence in local education systems and thus result in long-term sustainability of institutions in the developing world. Alternative learning progresses from experimentation and innovation, changing from. to , donor countries cut the percentage of development assistance for agriculture from more than 16 percent to less than four percent. In addition, agriculture accounted for only four percent of public spending in developing countries. The stagnation and decline in agricultural productivity was felt most throughout much of Africa and South File Size: 2MB.

Agriculture represents a great part of the Africas share in world trade. On the list of 20 top agricultural and food commodity importers in , 60% are from Sub-Saharan Africa. African countries represent also 50% of top 20 countries, in terms of the Share of total agriculture/ total exported merchandise in the world (ECA, ). Downloadable! Given the stagnant agricultural productivity and persistent food insecurity in low‐income countries—notably in sub‐Saharan Africa (SSA)—there has been continued interest in the adoption of new technology and its impact on productivity in these regions. To increase crop yields and sustain yield gains, recent case studies of technology adoption unanimously recommend the Author: Kazushi Takahashi, Rie Muraoka, Keijiro Otsuka.


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Agriculture in Developing Countries: Technology Issues presents an experimental approach of testing new possibilities and combinations to match the changes taking place in the agricultural production environment of developing countries.

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agricultural extension in developing countries. Agricultural sector in the developing world is changing rapidly and is driven by a number of external and global factors. The challenges the sector is facing are ever increasing and becoming more complex.

Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vries, C.A. Agricultural extension in the developing countries. Wageninen, International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement, Wiley, - Science - pages 1 Review Agricultural extension is an important tool for rural development, especially in less industrialized counties - extension workers play a vital Reviews: 1.

Concepts and practices in agricultural extension in developing countries: A source book. Historically, agricultural service delivery in developing countries started with production-oriented limited extension services for export crops compared to subsistence agriculture.

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Subjects: Agricultural extension work -- Developing countries. Agricultural extension work -- Tropics. Developing countries. concepts and practices in agricultural extension in developing countries Download concepts and practices in agricultural extension in developing countries or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get concepts and practices in agricultural extension in developing countries book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook. Agricultural Extension.

Agricultural extension (also known as agricultural advisory services) plays a crucial role in boosting agricultural productivity, increasing food security, improving rural livelihoods, and promoting agriculture as an engine of pro-poor economic growth.

Extension provides a critical support service for rural producers meeting the new challenges confronting agriculture: transformation in the global food and agricultural. Technology adoption, impact, and extension in developing countries’ agriculture: A review of the recent literature.

Keijiro Otsuka, Social System Innovation Center, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan. Keijiro Otsuka, Social System Innovation Center, Kobe University, Kobe, : Kazushi Takahashi, Rie Muraoka, Keijiro Otsuka.

Data from the Report of the FAO Global Consultation on Agricultural Extension show that in the reporting developing countries, 6 percent of extension agents' time and resources is devoted to large commercial farmers, 26 percent to smaller commercial farmers, while 24 percent is devoted to subsistence farmers and 6 percent to farm women.

Agricultural Statistics: A Handbook for Developing Countries presents the development of agricultural statistics in various countries of Africa and Asia. This book provides a guideline to those in charge of agricultural statistics in developing countries to know their priorities and to have clear Edition: 1.

Extension in Developing Countries: An Example. Abstract. The progress and potential of two Asian Extension centers. Irene Beavers. Professor, Adult and Extension Education. Iowa State University - Ames. In Extension work in the U.S., we enjoy a direct and positive relationship with our land-grant universities.

In most other countries, Extension is organized as a unit of the Ministry of Agriculture of. Agricultural extension - generic challenges and the ingredients for solutions (English) Abstract.

Is agricultural extension in developing countries up to the task of providing the information, ideas, and organization needed to meet food needs. What role should governments play in implementing or facilitating extension services.

Roughly 80 Cited by: (Raskin et al., ). Agriculture provides essential nourishment for people and is the necessary. basis for many economic activities. In most developing countries, agriculture accounts for between 20–60 per cent of GDP.

In agriculture-based developing countries, it generates on. Future of Agricultural Extension Reforms in Develop ing Countries 31 application is a top priority of the information needs for farmers (Babu et al.Subjects included are: the role of rural extension in developing countries, comparative extension studies in Asia, extension and community develop- ment, social aspect of rural extension, evaluating of rural extension, agricultural cooperatives in more and less developed countries, etc.

(WAERSA - ). It contains articles by many authors.W.A.D.P. Wanigasundera, Nihal Atapattu, in Agricultural Extension Reforms in South Asia, Abstract.

Agricultural extension services globally are face with a challenge to become more effective and responsive. This chapter examines the developments of agricultural extension services in Sri Lanka over the past two decades.