Information for women in agricultural extension in ACP countries

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Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation , Ede, Netherlands
ACP-Group, Agricultural extension work -- Africa -- Information services, Agricultural extension work -- Caribbean Area -- Information services, Agricultural extension work -- Oceania -- Information services, Women in agriculture -- Africa -- Information services, Women in agriculture -- Caribbean Area -- Information services, Women in agriculture -- Oceania -- Information ser


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Statementprepared for CTA by Barbara M. Purvis.
ContributionsTechnical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (Ede, Netherlands)
LC ClassificationsS544.6 .P87 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1033488M
LC Control Number93227351

Book The users' perspective in international and national agricultural research: a background document prepared for a CGIAR Inter-Center Seminar on Women and Agricultural Technology, March, Bellagio, Italy. The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) was established in under the Lomé Convention between the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States and EU member CTA has operated within the framework of the ACP-EU Cotonou Agreement with a mission to “strengthen policy and institutional capacity.

The new booklet published by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA ACP-EU) features 20 young people and three organizations, that have been involved in. “Agricultural extension is about sharing scientific findings and know-how with farmers and helping them capture a greater share of the value chain.” Michael Hailu, Director, Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), The Netherlands.

The study was aimed at determining women farmers' agricultural information needs and accessibility, using Apa local government area of Benue State as a case study. A sample size of 70 women farmers was initially taken for the study but only data for 65 respondents were analyzed.

Simple random sampling technique was used for the sample selection and Cited by: 8 African agricultural development paths over the last 30 years Contrary to popular belief, agricultural production in Africa has increased steadily: File Size: 3MB.

Health education of women (1) Health planning (1) Health risk assessment (2) Agricultural Extension System (1) Agricultural Financing (1) Agricultural Investments (1) First, it is aimed to demonstrate that in countries where supporting scientific, institutional and regulatory infrastructure is in its infancy, the growing policy emphasis.

Future of Agricultural Extension Reforms in Develop ing Countries 31 application is a top priority of the information needs for farmers (Babu et al. CTA has been operating under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement between the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) and the European Union (EU).

As the Cotonou Agreement expires at the end ofthe financial and legal framework that has supported CTA is coming to an end. CTA is winding down its activities and preparing for an orderly closure in. Boosting food security by the book Impact story in food processing and encourage them to adopt agricultural innovations.

“We are happy to learn that our publications have played a critical role in strengthening capacities in ACP countries and in generating higher incomes and increasing food security among rural communities.”.

The conceptual framework presented in Fig. is based on a combination of the literature on information needs, the behavior models developed by Wilson (), and Diekmann et al. () framework for the economics of agricultural information. Bringing these approaches together helps show how characteristics of information search from an individual perspective translate into Author: Suresh Chandra Babu, Suresh Chandra Babu, Claire J.

Glendenning. Featuring a range of examples from ACP countries, this booklet includes testimonies on how Web and social media have contributed to policy dialogue and advocacy (Chapter 1), value chain development (Chapter 2) and provision of information services (Chapter 3).

The booklet features 18 stories covering all. Request PDF | Appropriate Extension Methodologies for Agricultural Development in Emerging Economies | Over two-thirds of the world's poorest people are.

In 2 areas of the Taita Taveta District, Kenya, a study was conducted into the agricultural extension services in relation to women farmers' knowledge of farming technology and how the knowledge is acquired. The norms and values passed on by family socialization are analysed and the agricultural extension programmes as a secondary form of socialization are : R.

Egsmose. Publication Constraints and Opportunities for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Uganda's Oil and Gas Sector "Although Uganda has undertaken several strategic interventions since the oil discovery inspecific interventions that promote local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to invest in the oil and gas value chain remain a challenge.

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Agricultural Extension and Farmer Organisations in the Pacific The agricultural industries in the Pacific region are largely made up of smallholder farming households. As agriculture becomes more commercialised and production constraints increase, the.

This dossier provides guidance and lessons learned on the need for the ACP region to apply a differentiated strategic approach for using science to enhance the performance of ACP agricultural sector. Early dialogues on S&T policy Some of the most relevant briefs, notes and documents related to the pre ACP Agricultural S&T policy discussions.

CTA develops and provides services that improve access to information for agricultural and rural development, and strengthens capacities of ACP countries to produce, acquire, exchange and utilise information in this area.

It is an ACP-EU organisation marks CTA’s 30th anniversary. It’s an important milestone that allows us to recognise theLocation: Agro Business Park 2, Wageningen. Radio at the service of the rural world in ACP countries 64pp ISBN 2 3 available from CTA Agricultural extension in Africa At a regional seminar held in Libreville induring which the agricultural information needs of Central African countries were discussed, it was recommended that an international workshop be organized to.

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Agricultural extension systems everywhere are experiencing unprecedented changes and transformations, accompanied with tremendous challenges for all involved.

Historically conceived as a public service targeting farming populations with agricultural information and technologies, the private sector and civil society are increasingly playing a role. Sowing the Seeds – A Study of Media Coverage of Agriculture and Women in the Agricultural Sector in Three African Countries: Mali, Uganda and Zambia IWMF, February This report documents the scant attention that both agriculture and women agriculturalists have received from news media in Mali, Uganda and Zambia.

Digitalising Agriculture - Bridging the Gender Gap: Spore Magazine - Ebook written by CTA. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Digitalising Agriculture - Bridging the Gender Gap: Spore Magazine Get this from a library.

Agricultural and food marketing in Developing countries: selected readings. [John Cave Abbott; Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (Ede, Netherlands);] -- Marketing is defined as the business activities associated with the flow of goods and services from production to consumption.

The marketing of agricultural products begins on. The Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has published a guide or laws governing the use of UAVs. As of April73% of ACP countries did not have any rules or regulations in place; 19% had some regulations in place; and 8% were in the process of formulating them.

Women often fall into these categories, working on self-employed smallholdings and as seasonal labourers. In all, more than million agricultural workers worldwide, and more than million in ACP countries, fall outside the theoretical or real protection of OSH legislation.

Where there is no enforcer The well-known saying ‘Safety begins at. Amoako began his career in at the World Bank, becoming the Bank’s Director for Education and Social Policy from FromAmoako served as Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) at the rank of Under Secretary General of the UN, during which he transformed the institution to more effectively serve African policy-makers, to.

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develop and provide products and services that improve access to information for agricultural and rural develop-ment, and to strengthen the capacity of ACP countries to acquire, process, produce and disseminate information in this area.

CTA is financed by the European Union. CTA Postbus AJ Wageningen The Netherlands   Rivera, W. “The Changing Nature of Agricultural Information and the Conflictive Global Developments Shaping Extension.” Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension 7 (1): 31– Google Scholar.

Suraju, A. “Impact of the Broadcast Media Commercialisation on Agriculture and Rural Development in Nigeria.”Cited by: 1. Setting up and running a small flour mill or bakery. Opportunities in food processing series. Wageningen: ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), pages, ISBN Geopolitics of Food: Implications for ACP countries.

This Briefing discussed the Geopolitics of Food, in the context of the challenges in the global food system and ACP countries. The food, fuel and financial crises, climate change and global agricultural and trade policies all have an impact on global food production.

The lessons learned. Developing countries could achieve food security as well as promote rural development if the right agricultural policies on extension services are enacted and fully implemented. Impact of mass media on adoption of agricultural innovations in Kaduna State, Nigeria, JASR.

6 (1) 61 - 69 Behrens, J. H. and Evans, J. F. () “Using mass media for extension teaching” in.The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), together with its partners, has held international seminars on the role of the media and ICT in agricultural development in ACP countries (Central, East, Southern and West Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific) before.