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Expansion of village agricultural extension services

Expansion of village agricultural extension services

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Published in Dar es Salaam : The Bureau, 1976 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMarketing Development Bureau, FAO/UNDP Project SF Tan 27, Ministry of Agriculture.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCL 83/0439 (S)
The Physical Object
Pagination42 leaves ; 33 cm.
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4449341M
LC Control Number79111554

Extension Services Position Paper: June Extension services are a key investment for sustainable agriculture Extension services enable farmers to take up innovations, improve production, and protect the environment. Extension shows positive effects .   For an area, agricultural extension service should be designed in such a manner that it caters the needs of small as well as large farmers in a village. Agricultural extension officer should be equipped with modern and innovative knowledge so that they can transfer this knowledge to the farming community well on time.

that further research focusing on the impact of extension services on the economy of South Africa be conducted. Key terms: Agricultural extension organisation, Extension practitioner, Extension services, Agriculture, Rural development, Farmers, Poverty, Poverty alleviation, Food security. Agricultural extension plays an important role in production, productivity and profitability since it helps famers to make sustainable use of agricultural and natural resources. Therefore, growth of agricultural production depends on, among others, efficient provision of extension service to farmers.

extension services (e.g. farmer field schools, Ward Agricultural Resource Centres), supply of farm power, small scale agro-processing, and building human capacity among farmers, farmer organizations, private sector service providers, extension personnel and national level staff. effectiveness of the agricultural extension service delivered to farmers over a specific time period. Thus, for a fixed number of farms, the larger the number of extension staff, the higher the farm yield. The extension variable as defined here is “exogenous to individual households and internalizes inter-.


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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.

Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and new knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer field of 'extension' now encompasses a wider range of communication and learning activities organized for rural people by educators from different disciplines, including agriculture, agricultural marketing, health, and business studies.

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.

existing agricultural extension setup in order to facilitate and strengthen the agricultural extension services appropriate and efficient means (Rivera, ; Khan, ). Agricultural extension or Cooperative extension service relate to applications of agricultural science: communication, marketing, and business.

Questions (64) Publications (52,). Agricultural Extension Reforms in South Asia: Status, Challenges, and Policy Options is based on agricultural extension reforms across five South Asian countries, reflecting past experiences, case studies and experiments.

Beginning with an overview of historical trends and recent developments, the book then delves into country-wise reform. Expansion of information flow between farmer-extension staffs-researcher and cooperation between the establishments related with agricultural extension-research were stated to increase.

Moreover, agricultural extension and applied research project was to continue by expanding its scope (Anonymous, ). In Africa there is an estimated 1 extension worker per 4, farmers, compared with 1 per hundred farmers in developed countries.

[8] This ratio falls far below the Food and Agriculture Organization recommendation of 1 officer for every proportion of agriculture budgets allocated to extension services varies from country to country, for example, from 5% in Zambia to 50% in.

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extension services to (primarily small scale) farmers at the village level. Pending the Cabinet’s approval of the policy, part of the implementation started in Through the Ministry of Agriculture Training Institutes (MATIs), many extension officers have been enrolled, trained and deployed to the Districts throughout the country.

The national extension policy of Malawi – lessons from implementation. The Government of Malawi put in place the National Extension Policy in to promote the provision of quality agricultural extension services. Fifteen years after its introduction, while action has been taken on some compo-nents, many key elements of.

Agricultural extension programmes have been one of the main conduits of addressing rural poverty and food insecurity. This is because, it has the means to transfer technology, support rural adult learning, assist farmers in problem-solving and getting farmers actively involved in the agricultural knowledge and information system [].Extension is defined by FAO [] as; “systems that should.

The purpose of this publication is to highlight the important role of agricultural and rural extension in the flight against hunger. Extension is seen as a broad effort directed at rural development linking with other sectors, and not just as an agricultural technology transfer service.

Chapter Impact of the participatory approach on agricultural extension 65 Technical advice 65 Relationship between farmers and extension agents 65 Choices of agricultural extension service provider 67 Time allotted to the participation process 67 Chapter Implementation of village action plans Despite the availability of the e-platform for extension services in agriculture, the usage by farmers, even the youth, remains very low in the country.

This must be addressed on an urgent basis. Extension Personnel means total personnel engaged in extension, including Subject-Matter Specialists, whereas Extension Worker means Village Extension Worker. The data source for all the indicators will be the offices of District Agriculture Officers and Provincial Directors of Agriculture.

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() refers to extension as an out of school education and services for the members of the farm family and others directly or indirectly engaged in farm production to enable them to adopt improved practices in production, management, conservation and marketing.

Several authors defined extension in. Increasing access to agricultural extension and advisory services 1 Introduction In many rural settings, access to adequate knowledge, improved technology, financial services and other relevant social services (e.g.

drinking water, education and health services) remain a critical issue. There are still significant challenges.Achievements and Challenges in Agricultural Extension in India Global Journal of Emerging Market Economies, 4, 3 (): – Achievements and Challenges in Agricultural Extension in India Marco Ferroni and Yuan Zhou Abstract The purpose of extension is to disseminate advice to farmers.

Knowledge gaps contribute to yield gaps.At this stage, there was a budget provision of Rs, for one year. The staff consisted of a block development officer, one agricultural extension officer and five village-level workers whose main duties were to survey the whole block area, to prepare the ground work for the intensive stage and conduct agricultural demonstrations.