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
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Download or read book entitled Agricultural Extension Reforms in South Asia by author: Suresh Chandra Babu which was release on 27 June 2019 and published by Academic Press with total page 410 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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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  • ISBN : 0128187530
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  • Publisher : Unknown
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