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Diffusion Of Agricultural Innovations In Village India
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 193

Diffusion Of Agricultural Innovations In Village India

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1989
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Adoption of Agricultural Innovations by Smallholder Farmers In the Context of HIV/AIDS
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 215

Adoption of Agricultural Innovations by Smallholder Farmers In the Context of HIV/AIDS

Nguthi has spent most of her career as an agricultural researcher in her native Kenya, but was awarded a scholarship to complete a doctorate degree at Wageningen University, the Netherlands; here is the dissertation she defended in June 2007. In it she presents a case study of the potential for technological innovation to mitigate the effects of the labor shortage in agriculture caused by the high incidence of HIV/AIDS in rural areas, and the impact of the disease on the adoption of innovation. Distributed in the US by Enfield.

Agricultural innovations in Indian villages
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 119

Agricultural innovations in Indian villages

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1968
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Agricultural innovations
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 112

Agricultural innovations

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1985
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Trying to Grow
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 255

Trying to Grow

This book explores the negotiations at the inter- and intrafaces of knowledge and gender. It analyses the construction of gender and knowledge to reveal how innovations in agriculture either transform existing gender relations or unfold a transcending potential. The case studies on the cultivation of cowpeas, onions and soybeans by Dagombas and Kusasis show that supposedly gender-neutral agricultural innovations become contested fields when men and women are "Trying to Grow". The contextualisation and social connotation of a crop decides over women's participation in rural development. The book throws a fresh light on the management of agricultural knowledge.

Agricultural Extension
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 417

Agricultural Extension

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 agr...

Agricultural Innovation Systems
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 680

Agricultural Innovation Systems

Managing the ability of agriculture to meet rising global demand and to respond to the changes and opportunities will require good policy, sustained investments, and innovation - not business as usual. Investments in public Research and Development, extension, education, and their links with one another have elicited high returns and pro-poor growth, but these investments alone will not elicit innovation at the pace or on the scale required by the intensifying and proliferating challenges confronting agriculture. Experience indicates that aside from a strong capacity in Research and Development, the ability to innovate is often related to collective action, coordination, the exchange of know...

Rural development research and agricultural innovations
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 377

Rural development research and agricultural innovations

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1983
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Building Social Capital for Agricultural Innovation
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 119
Diffusion of Agricultural Innovations
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 208

Diffusion of Agricultural Innovations

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1968
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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