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Links between agricultural research and extension in Nigeria

Isiaka A. Idowu

Links between agricultural research and extension in Nigeria

by Isiaka A. Idowu

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Published by Weltarchiv in Hamburg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIsiaka A. Idowu ; H.-U. Thimm, herausgeber ; gemeinsam mit, T. Dams, H. de Haen, H. Kötter.
SeriesStudien zur integrierten ländlichen Entwicklung,, 28
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 92/02637 (S)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 296 p. ;
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2268531M
ISBN 103878953666
LC Control Number89155131

Table Relationship between agricultural extension organisation and community participation 62 Table Responses to questions concerning sufficiency of agricultural extension DARI Dohne Agricultural Research Institute DSA Department of Social Development ECDoA Eastern Cape Department of Agriculture ECDC Eastern Cape Development. The Problems and Prospects of Agricultural Education in Nigeria By HALIMA E. IBRAHIM School of Vocational Education, Federal College of Education, Kano. Abstract The problems and prospects of agricultural education in Nigeria was examined. The contribution of agriculture before and advert of File Size: 45KB.

CONTRIBUTIONS OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA. Home economics extension work in the United States is closely related to agricultural extension because of the many close its between farm and home some less industrialized countries have followed the American example by giving female extension agents home economics rather than agricultural tasks, van den and . Research Summary & Institutional mandates. To advise the Federal Government on national policies and priorities in agricultural research, training and extension activities; Prepare periodic master plans for agricultural research, training and extension and advise the Federal Government on the financial requirement for the implementation of such plans; Ensure the implementation of the approved.

1. Introduction Background of the study. Agriculture is the main occupation of most Nigerians from ancient time. As a primary production section for foods and raw materials necessary to enhance other sectors of the nation’s economy, research and technological improvements through research institutions are therefore crucial to increase agricultural production and thereby reduce poverty Cited by: 1. Extension Research Methods Extension education researchers utilize different approaches of investigation to discuss issues in all areas of extension work and beyond. Researchers in extension depending on the method employed and the design adopted it can fall within the premise of being experimental, quasi-experimental or non-experimental.


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Links between agricultural research and extension in Nigeria by Isiaka A. Idowu Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Idowu, Isiaka A. Links between agricultural research and extension in Nigeria. Hamburg: Weltarchiv, Nigeria. All the agricultural, forestry and fisheries research institutes in Nigeria are owned by the federal government; the states have no research institutes.

Each of the 36 states is divided into extension zones, blocks and cells. Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria C/o Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) P.M.BIlorin Kwara State Km 18, Ilorin –Lokoja Highway, Ilorin. Editor-In-Chief: Prof.

Michael C. Madukwe Department of Agricultural Extension Faculty of Agriculture University of Nigeria, Nsukka Enugu State, Nigeria. 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 Links between agricultural research and extension in Nigeria book the practice of extension worldwide.

Scope of journalFile Size: 3MB. Analysis in agricultural extension research is presented in chapter nine with examples. In chapter ten the reader is introduced step by step to the Use of Statistical.

research and farmer training programmes, which have been identified as weak links in the agricultural extension delivery in Nigeria. This could be attributed in part to: the researchers inadequate consideration of externalities and the substantial resources that would be needed for it to keep pace with the dynamics of farming systems.

Today there are 18 public sector agricultural research institutes in Nigeria each with a specific mandate crop/commodity and field of activities to satisfy different agricultural needs. THEIR MISSION The institutions are poised to serve as centre of excellence for sustainable affordable, efficient and easily adopted technologies to enhance farm productivity and product utilization in Nigeria.

Most countries, both developed and developing, have an extension service of their own, which is mainly responsible for transfer of improved farm technology from research institutes to farmers' fields and serves as a link between the two.

Agricultural research institutes, in recent years, have been undergoing many changes in their organizational structure and functioning, particularly in developing countries, with the result that highly productive and remunerative agricultural. Given a new vision of extension, the final recommendation is that governments organize multisectoral networks of extension providers, and assist in the support of all sectors involved in extension and technical ion is an important function for Cited by: Infrastructure For Agriculture & Rural Development In India Need For A Comprehensive Program & Adequate Investment Dr Amrit Patel The studies unanimously confirm that rural infrastructure is a sine qua non for significantly improving the quality of human life and phenomenally accelerating the process of agricultural development.

The agricultural research findings are of little use if they are not adopted by farmers. Studies have shown that the achievement of a stable and more productive farming system in a nation like Nigeria results from building a strong link within and between research and technology transfer agencies and the farmers.

Research. Providing of agricultural extension service is important foreign-political instrument of a state which has stimulates the development of agricultural production. Agricultural extension service must provide effective link between holdings-producers, agricultural research and other sources of information.

Agricultural extension agents must be aware. The Impact of Government Policies on Agricultural Productivity and Structure: Preliminary Results Mary Ahearn, Jet Yee, and Wallace Huffman Abstract: Our paper begins with a consideration of the causal relationships among productivity, farm structure, government farm payments and public investments in research and Size: KB.

Agricultural Extension Services In Nigeria Baba Salisu Audu Department of Agricultural Extension University of Nigeria, Nsukka. _____ Abstract The purpose of this inquisition was to examine the implications of the national information technology policy for agricultural extension services in Nigeria.

Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria dedicates itself to achieving significant improvements in agricultural productivity, marketing and competitiveness by generating appropriate technologies and policy options. 2 Institute for Agricultural Research. Along Zaria - Sokoto Road, Samaru Zaria, Kaduna State Nigeria.

1 Staff of National Root Crops Research Institute, Nigeria 2Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Nigeria Submission: Febru ; Published: Ap *Corresponding author: Udemezue JC, Staff of National Root Crops Research Institute, Nigeria, Tel: ; Email: Agricultural Development.

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.

Managing the links between research and technology transfer: the case of the agricultural extension-research liaison service in Nigeria Author: Johnson Avbiniovurue Ekpere ; Isiaka A Idowu ; International Service for National Agricultural Research.

Agricultural research knowledge and output in Nigeria is probably twenty years ahead of the farmer. Yet, after nearly two decades of experience with an appreciably improved extension service, the country has yet to attain the goals and objectives of a sustained economic growth in the agricultural by: 5.

responsible for carrying out the bulk of agricultural extension activities in Nigeria. The ADPs are of the Extension Service is to provide research-based NC-ND Journal of Agricultural.

Unified Agricultural Extension Service (UAES). Farming systems research and extension. Private sector or agencies extension service.

General extension system. Research-extension- farmer-input linkage system. Programmes with elements of extension already practiced in Nigeria include among others: Farm Settlement Scheme.

Agricultural extension (also known as agricultural advisory services) plays a crucial role in boosting agricultural productivity, increasing food security, improving rural livelihoods, and promoting agriculture as an engine of pro-poor economic growth.

Extension provides a critical support service for rural producers meeting the new challenges.History Of Agricultural Extension In Nigeria.

As a meaning-bearing phrase, an agricultural extension is an approach that aims to provide uninformed farmers and their households with relevant information about new farming practices and techniques that can boost agricultural production and improve living standards.

Going by formal standards, agricultural extension adopts educational techniques.