Published April 1986
by Asian Productivity Org .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||171|
Extension Delivery Method Preferences 15! Farmer Field Schools 15! Training and Visit 16! Farmer-to-Farmer Extension 16! Contract Farming Approach 17! Farmers’ Access to Agricultural Information 17! Factors Affecting Extension Education Programs in Developing Countries 17! Conceptual Framework 20! Chapter Summary 20! CHAPTER by: 2. (T andV), and Farmer Field School (FFS) were major agricultural extension and community Ahmed Ali Mengal, Zaheeruddin Mirani and Habi bullah Magsi, The Macrotheme Review 3(8), Fall Training and visit (T & V) in Agriculture Extension 1. University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan [email protected] 2. T &V is a unique approach bringing professional subject matter specialist and farmers together to learn and facilitate farming operations to . Book Detail: Dimensions of Agriculture Extension Language: English Pages: Author: TNAU Price: Free Instant Horticulture Outlines of Dimensions of Agriculture Extension Education and extension Principles, philosophy processes and objectives of extension Rural development Developmental programmes of pre-independence era Development programmes of post- independence era .
agricultural extension organisations are formalised structures devised with the intention of achieving extension through the transferring of knowledge and technologies to farmers in order to attain optimal production. The importance of agricultural extension organisations and their challenges. Acronyms v Executive Summary vii Introduction 1 1. Public Sector Agricultural Extension 5 Diversified Strategies 5 Pressures to change: a critical turning point 5 The pendulum swings back 6 Extension as a function 7 Agricultural extension reform strategies 8 A consensus on lessons learned Two approaches to extension have been dominant: (1) linear ‘push’ based approaches to extension (researchers sharing with extension agents who then share with farmers); and (2) ‘pull’ based approaches to agricultural development, where farmer needs drive extension and research. A third approach . APPROPRIATE EXTENSION METHODS INTRODUCTION A principle of the Department™s Extension Approach is the use of a wide range of different extension methods. This Chapter outlines the main extension methods which can be used and contains some guidance on how to choose appropriate methods for different target groups.
The Training and Visit (T&V) system of management was introduced in Kenya by the World Bank in as a pilot, which became effective in The two Bank Extension Projects that supported the T&V system sought to increase agricultural productivity and develop the institutions of the extension service. Whether the extension approach is effective or not became a subject for debate.5/5(1). Definition of several extension approaches. Extension comes in many sizes and shapes. Although the following classification, made primarily for agriculture, is not complete and the distinctions between the types are not absolute, it gives an idea of the possibilities and opportunities that exist for the extension planner and for the policy- and decision-maker at the national level. T & V Cont. Advantages/Strengths of T&V Cont.: T & V Cont. Advantages/Strengths of T&V Cont. Regular training of the staff which helped to develop technical competence and effective delivery. The extension workers were assigned specific job Provision of . One of the strongest motivating factors for the administrators of the agricultural extension system in adopting T&V approach was the scheme of streamlined field visits and farmer meetings. It provided a basis for monitoring activities of the field cadre and measure progress of an extension service officer for which a methodology was not.