Agricultural Extension in Africa
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World Bank Discussion Paper No. 231F. French edition ("Vulgarisation agricole en Afrique"). Suggests ways to improve and coordinate extension projects and address the needs of specialized groups.
Detailed recommendations for extension services focus on ways of improving service management and providing technology and training that address local conditions. They also call for new ways of meeting the special needs of women, young farmers, shepherds, nomads, and farmers' organizations.
The main topics include how to strengthen national extension systems, promote neglected crops, encourage on-site farm research, improve the links between extension and other agencies, and advance information on water and soil conservation.
Also available in English: (ISBN 0-8213-2756-9) Stock No. 12756.
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