Reforming the organisation of agricultural extension in Germany
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Published by Overseas Development Institute in London .
Written in English


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StatementVolker Hoffmann, John Lamers and Andrew D. Kidd.
SeriesAgricultural Research & Extension Network Paper / Overseas Development Institute -- no.98, Agricultural Research & Extension Network Paper -- no.98.
ContributionsLamers, John., Kidd, Andrew D., Overseas Development Institute.
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Open LibraryOL22618193M
ISBN 100850034507

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This article describes the organisation and financing of agricultural extension in the sixteen German states from two perspectives: that of the provider and that of users. The main extension pr. BibTeX @MISC{Hoffmann00reformingthe, author = {Volker Hoffmann and John Lamers and Andrew D. Kidd}, title = {Reforming the organisation of agricultural extension in Germany: Lessons for other countries’, Agricultural Research and Extension Network Paper No. 98}, year = {}}. Reforming the organisation of agricultural extension in Germany Lessons for other countries By V. Hoffmann, J. Lamers, A.D. Kidd and London (United Kingdom). Agricultural Research and Extension Network (AgREN) Overseas Development Inst. Extension Education (AIAEE) in and has written/edited many FAO extension books, plus many other refereed papers and conference presentations. His most recent book was published by the World Bank in March on Strengthening Agricultural.

Reforming the organization of agricultural extension in Germany: What lessons for other countries? AgREN Network Paper No. 98, ODI Agricultural Research and Extension Network, London. Hulme, D. .   – The poor performance of public agricultural extension systems in developing countries engendered interest in pluralistic concepts of extension involving a variety of service providers. Within the reform agenda, modalities relying on private‐sector providers were perceived as a path to improvement. This paper aims to assess the potential and limitations of such modalities., – The paper. Agricultural extension, as illustrated earlier in Figure 2, is currently viewed as part of a larger knowledge triangle consisting of agricultural education, research and extension. Moreover, the term Agricultural Knowledge Information System (AKIS) is now taken to refer to rural communities as well as farmers, which means that in Figure 3 the. To address the identified barriers to smallholders improving the sustainability of their agricultural practices there is the need for a radical reform in agricultural extension in Nigeria.

The modules provide a foundation for extension reform affecting the entire set-up and mode of operation of agricultural extension. This review of reforms is intended to provide insights for senior-level officials and others interested in the development of agricultural advisory systems. "In order to realize agricultural potential and to increase agricultural yields, India's extension system has experienced major conceptual, structural, and institutional changes since the late s. This paper reviews existing reform programs and strategies currently existing in agricultural extension in India. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. Hoffmann, V., Lamers, J. and Kidd, A.D. () ‘Reforming the Organisation of Agricultural Extension in Germany: Lessons for Other Countries’, Agricultural Research and Extension Network Pa January London: Overseas Development Institute. How have extension services been affected by the deregulation of agriculture? • How effective has extension been to date in supporting land reform beneficiaries, promoting urban agriculture and providing services in the former homeland areas? • What can the international and southern African experience tell us about the most.