Prerequisites for effective agricultural extension service with reference to Tanzania
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Published by Bureau of Resource Assessment and Land Use Planning, Univesity of Dar es Salaam in [Dar es Salaam] .
Written in English

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Statementby A.S. Kauzeni.
SeriesResearch paper / Bureau of Resource Assessment and Land Use Planning, University of Dar es Salaam ;, no. 67, Research paper (Chuo Kikuu cha Dar es Salaam. Bureau of Resource Assessment and Land Use Planning) ;, no. 67.
LC ClassificationsHD107 .D36 no. 67, S544.5.T34 .D36 no. 67
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. ; 30 cm.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3019161M
LC Control Number84980066

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The agricultural extension system in Tanzania has faced many problems, of which the key seems to be the poor institutional, administrative and organizational structure of the extension services. transforming agriculture in tanzania basing on farmer organizations issues and challenges issues challenges conclusions and recommendations conclusions recommendations study references appendix 1 – field questionnaires appendix 8a – government expenditure on selected items.   The land policy in Tanzania, which has been implemented since , aims to resolve land-use problems. This study explored the implementation of land policy in rural : Didas Kimaro. EFFECTIVENESS OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION ORGANISATION IN RURAL THE CASE OF AMATHOLE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (EASTERN CAPE) by MZUHLELI MAKAPELA submitted in accordance with the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE therefore drawn that agricultural extension organisation was not effective in accelerating development in the.

Whitfield & Swanepoel, ). The crucial role of agricultural extension in the social and economic development of the nation cannot be over-emphasized (Anaeto, Asiabaka, Nnadi, Ajaero, Aja, Ugwoke, Ukpongson & Onweagba, ). Agricultural extension service is one of the main instruments used by Provincial Department. extension services (e.g. farmer field schools, Ward Agricultural Resource Centres), supply of farm power, small scale agro-processing, and building human capacity among farmers, farmer organizations, private sector service providers, extension personnel and national level staff. Journal of Agricultural Extension Vol. 17 (1) June, Guide to Authors Mission Statement The mission of the Journal of Agricultural Extension is to publish conceptual papers and empirical research that tests, extends, or builds agricultural extension theory and contributes to the practice of extension worldwide. Scope of journal. When in the Ceylon Agricultural Society was formed to promote experimental work, it also began an agricultural extension service with the objective of reaching native cultivators (Arasasingham, ).Along with school gardens (Willis, ), the extension workers were considered an effective way of demonstrating improved cultivation.

The challenge currently posed by the HIV/AIDS epidemic to agricultural extension organizations in sub-Saharan Africa, however, is quite unusual as it affects both staff and clientele and involves human emotions to a depressing degree, that is, in addition to technical aspects.   Agricultural extension programmes have been one of the main conduits of addressing rural poverty and food insecurity. This is because, it has the means to transfer technology, support rural adult learning, assist farmers in problem-solving and getting farmers actively involved in the agricultural knowledge and information system [].Extension is defined by FAO [] as; “systems that should. In Africa there is an estimated 1 extension worker per 4, farmers, compared with 1 per hundred farmers in developed countries. [8] This ratio falls far below the Food and Agriculture Organization recommendation of 1 officer for every proportion of agriculture budgets allocated to extension services varies from country to country, for example, from 5% in Zambia to 50% in. effectiveness of extension delivery mechanism, that is, how effective extension personnel are in the conduct of extension activities.. In this regard, the paper hypothesizes that there is no significant difference in the farmers’ perception of the effectiveness of extension delivery by the Cross-River Agricultural Development Programme (ADP). II.