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Farmer-Led Extension: Concepts and Practices
     

Farmer-Led Extension: Concepts and Practices

by Vanessa Scarborough, Scott Killough, Debra A. Johnson, John Farrington
 

Conventional, government-run agricultural extension services have notably failed to deliver improved agricultural productivity and standards of living in many parts of the developing world. This is especially true in remote and marginal upland areas, and even in the lowlands conventional extension approaches have been critized for promoting chemical-intensive,

Overview

Conventional, government-run agricultural extension services have notably failed to deliver improved agricultural productivity and standards of living in many parts of the developing world. This is especially true in remote and marginal upland areas, and even in the lowlands conventional extension approaches have been critized for promoting chemical-intensive, standardized, and often inappropriate packages of farming practices.

This is the first book to focus on farmer-led extension, drawing on the experiences of over 70 farmers, community workers, NGO staff, researchers and policy makers from throughout the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853394171
Publisher:
Practical Action Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Pages:
228
Sales rank:
1,332,845
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 15.00(d)

Meet the Author

Debra A. Johnson works for Sikiliza International in Uganda.

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