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Agricultural extension in Africa


Agricultural extension in Africa: xi + 102pp.
Agricultural extension in Africa
This volume compares the main approaches to agricultural extension used in sub-Saharan Africa. 16 papers, many previously presented at relevant Conferences, analyse the strengths and weaknesses of four major approaches: (1) the commodity-driven approach; (2) the T&V system; (3) farmer-participatory extension methodologies; and (4) farming systems perspective on extension.

Accession: 001748687



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