Agricultural Extension Reforms in South Asia

Written By Suresh Chandra Babu
Agricultural Extension Reforms in South Asia
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 June 2019
  • ISBN : 0128187530
  • Pages : 410 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Agricultural Extension Reforms in South Asia written by Suresh Chandra Babu which was release on 27 June 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 trajectories and presents several cases testing the effectiveness of different types (public and private) and forms (nutrition extension, livestock extension) of extension systems. Further, the book provides a comprehensive overview of challenges and constraints faced in formulating and implementing reforms, tying the results into a concrete set of lessons and highlighting areas that require further research. In addition, the book discusses how a major aspect of agricultural development is the productivity increase from the knowledge base of farmers, and how translating research results into a knowledge base for farmers requires designing and implementing well-functioning extension programs. Presents the current challenges and solutions by region, and provides insights for application in global settings Provides key foundational information for the effective and efficient design of future intervention programs Includes workshops and presentations based on real-world research of specific aspects of extension systems and provision of advisory and consultation services to various governments

Agricultural Extension Reforms in South Asia

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-27
  • Total pages : 410
  • ISBN : 0128187530
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Summary : 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 trajectories and presents several ...

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  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release Date : 2020-09-02
  • Total pages : 380
  • ISBN : 0128187530
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 242
  • ISBN : 0128187530
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  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2021-06-11
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 0128187530
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  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release Date : 2021-09-24
  • Total pages : 31
  • ISBN : 0128187530
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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1984-05-03
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0128187530
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Summary : This book is a critical examination of the truth behind the stereotype that there is a Green Revolution in agricultural technology. Twenty-one specialists in the field of development studies look at the reality of agrarian change, either through historical analysis, or through in-depth village field-work, or from their experience as ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-06-07
  • Total pages : 266
  • ISBN : 0128187530
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  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release Date : 2021-09-24
  • Total pages : 41
  • ISBN : 0128187530
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Summary : The paper examines the impact of access to India’s farm science centers (Krishi Vigyan Kendras, or KVKs) on agricultural households’ welfare using household-level data from the nationally representative Situation Assessment Survey of Agricultural Households conducted by India’s National Sample Survey Office in 2013. Employing different matching techniques and endogenous ...

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  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release Date : 2020-06-26
  • Total pages : 34
  • ISBN : 0128187530
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Summary : The aim of Nigeria’s extension reform and transformation agenda through its new national extension policy (NEP) is to put in place a legislated, pluralistic, farmer-responsive, and market-oriented extension system. The reformed extension system aims at an assured and regular source of funding and a well-trained and motivated staff, effectively ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-03-29
  • Total pages : 408
  • ISBN : 0128187530
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  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 444
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 435
  • ISBN : 0128187530
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Summary : Contributed articles....

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  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 1979
  • Total pages : 194
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Summary : Download or read online Small Farmers and the Landless in South Asia written by Inderjit Singh, published by World Bank Publications which was released on 1979. Get Small Farmers and the Landless in South Asia Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Release Date : 2021-02-11
  • Total pages : 67
  • ISBN : 0128187530
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Summary : This report analyses PIM’s 391 peer-reviewed 2018 and 20191 publications. We highlight key gender findings and discuss the challenges faced by researchers in doing gender analysis, with a view to documenting lessons learned and improving practices. It is hoped that the gaps and strengths identified in this report will be useful inputs ...

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  • Release Date : 2021-09-30
  • Total pages : 230
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