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Agricultural extension, rural development and the food security challenge

Author: William M Rivera; M Kalim Qamar; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Extension, Education, and Communication Service.
Publisher: Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reviews the major trends to reform agricultural extension systems, discusses rural development, examining pathways out of poverty, and advocates a broader role for extension. The continuing and unique role to be played by the public sector in promoting rural development through extension and communication is highlighted. Important conclusions, drawn from the analysis of relevant issues, as well as action-oriented  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rivera, William McLeod.
Agricultural extension, rural development and the food security challenge.
Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2003
(OCoLC)603974363
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William M Rivera; M Kalim Qamar; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Extension, Education, and Communication Service.
ISBN: 925105035X 9789251050354
OCLC Number: 54699015
Notes: "Extension, Education and Communication Service, Research, Extension and Training Division, Sustainable Development Department."
"TC/M/Y5061E/1/11.03/1200"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: ix, 82 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Responsibility: by William McLeod Rivera in collaboration with M. Kalim Qamar.

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Reviews the major trends to reform agricultural extension systems, discusses rural development, examining pathways out of poverty, and advocates a broader role for extension. The continuing and unique role to be played by the public sector in promoting rural development through extension and communication is highlighted. Important conclusions, drawn from the analysis of relevant issues, as well as action-oriented recommendations, are presented to the policy-makers of developing countries for encouraging institutional reforms.

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