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    04/11/2015 Active learning and exchange of knowledge are key to farmer adoption of beneficial agricultural innovations. Community health worker (CHW) and community animal health worker (CAHW) programs have led to a rich body of knowledge about extension, much of which is applicable to efforts aimed towards...
  2. 05/08/2015 Les bonnes intentions et les solutions viables auront peu d'impact à moins que nous nous engagions avec les agriculteurs de manière à ce qu’ils comprennent. Les agriculteurs mettent beaucoup de confiance en ce qu'ils apprennent de l'expérience d’autres agriculteurs, et ils sont plus susceptibles...
  3. 01/04/2009 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #1 Based on the experiences of CRWRC and its collaborating partnering organizations in East Africa, the introduction of grain and vegetable amaranths shows real potential for the highlands of Southeast Asia. Grain amaranth should be seen and managed as a high...
  4. 30/04/2015 Ce document est tiré de la Note d’information n 3 de MEAS intitulé Adaptation under the New Normal of Climate Change: The Future of Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services. (Adaptation dans le cadre de la Nouvelle Norme des Changements Climatiques: L'avenir des services de vulgarisation et...
  5. 28/04/2015 La croissance récente des prix mondiaux des produits de base, ainsi que l'expansion des marchés de l'intérieur et d'exportation parmi les économies émergentes, se traduit par de nouvelles et de meilleures opportunités pour les petits agriculteurs des pays en développement d'accéder à ces marchés....
  6. 05/08/2015 The complexity of the global food system creates a diverse group of actors ranging from smallholders to large corporations involved in the agriculture sector. Each of the many actors in an agriculture value chain has different needs, objectives, strengths and weaknesses. With women accounting for...
  7. 13/07/2015 Based on a MEAS paper entitled, The Current and Future Roles of Small Farm Resource Centers in Extension and Advisory Services: Synthesis Report from Seven Case Studies in Southeast Asia, this document highlights key take-a-ways of an assessment by ECHO of seven SFRCs in Southeast Asia. Through...
  8. 03/06/2015 Field-based teaching provides first-hand experience about the subject matter being discussed. An on-site encounter allows farmers to observe innovations in practice, discuss them, and ask questions. Farmers exposed to new ideas will be much more likely to understand and apply the information if...
  9. 29/05/2015 The lecture is one of the oldest and most widely used methods of teaching. In agriculture extension, field agents often use lectures as a method to share information with farmers. However, many lecturers are ineffective because they do not properly prepare and structure their presentations. Drawn...
  10. 28/05/2015 Most extension workers serving small-scale farmers in developing countries have been equipped with at least some level of agriculture-related training and field experience. Many, however, lack training in how to teach and facilitate learning, a skill that is equally important as technical...