Share us on

 
  • About The Author
  • About The Book
  • Content/Buy Chapters
  • Feedback

About The Author

R. Saravanan
R. Saravanan: Associate Professer (Communication) & In-Charge, School of Social Sciences, College of Post Graduate Studies, Central Agricultural University, Umiam, Meghalaya 793 103, India

About The Book

Agricultural extension is in a great transition worldwide. The demand for public extension reform is greater than ever before. The agriculture knowledge infrastructure is evolving in a big way with the emergence of pluralistic extension actors and innovations to cater the needs of the farmeThis book is an attempt to document the past experiences and recent developments in the agriculture knowledge information systems. The compilation of 14 country s such as; Afghanistan, Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, India, Iran, Mozambique, Nepal, Peru, Philippines, Trinidad and Tobago and Zimbabwe is intended to document the experience of extension systems. The fourteen country s highlight the worldwide agricultural extension reform measures (Decentralization, Privatization, Demand driven and Cost-recovery approaches), Institutional Pluralism (Public, Private, and NGOs) and Innovations (Farmer to Farmer extension, Participatory and Self-Help Group (SHG) approaches and ICT initiatives). The agricultural extension students, academicians, scientist, practitioners, administrators, and policy makers will find this compilation of extension experiences from the fourteen countries relevant for designing future reforms, advancing pluralistic extension system and also to integrating innovations in their extension approaches.

Read Chapters

  1. Start Pages

    Read Free
     
  2. Afghanistan


    Tooryalai Wesa
    1 - 38 (38 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  3. BENIN


    Agbo Bernard Philibert, Agoundote Desire and Midingoyi Gnonna Soul-Kifouly
    39 - 67 (29 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  4. Cote D’Ivoire


    Alphonse Kouame Kouassi
    69 - 90 (22 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  5. GHANA


    Edward Ackah Nyamike Jnr. and Charity Adjoe
    91 - 119 (29 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  6. INDIA


    R. Saravanan
    121 - 157 (37 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  7. IRAN


    Ossein Shabanali Fami, Ali Asadi and Khalil Kalantari
    159 - 187 (29 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  8. JAPAN


    Masami Yamada
    189 - 220 (32 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  9. JORDAN


    Abdel Nabi Fardous and Jamal Alrusheidat
    221 - 247 (27 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  10. MOZAMBIQUE


    Helder R. Gemo
    249 - 286 (38 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  11. 10 

    NEPAL


    Gana Pati Ojha and Birendra Bir Basnyat
    287 - 311 (25 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  12. 11 

    PERU


    Oscar Ortiz and Willy Pradel
    313 - 332 (20 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  13. 12 

    PHILIPPINES


    Florencia G. Palis, Rica Joy B. Flor and Grant R. Singleton
    333 - 370 (38 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  14. 13 

    TRINIDAD & TOBAGO


    Joseph Seepersad and Wayne G. Ganpat
    371 - 389 (19 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     
  15. 14 

    ZIMBABWE


    C. T. Gadzirayi, E. Mutandwa, D. Mufambi, J. Chihiya and T. A. Tigere
    391 - 417 (27 Pages)
    US $34.99 Add to Cart Read Free
     

Read Chapters

9cjbsk