Extension Strategies for Agriculture and Rural Development

By: Ashok K Singh (ed.)

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In the wake of globalization, the concept, philosophy and methodologies of extension system has gone under rapid change. In order to face the emerging challenges, there is need to develop synergistic and coherent strategy for enhancing crop productivity and providing livelihood options to the rural masses. For the purpose, an initiative was taken to document the salient contributions and approaches of esteemed personalities who are involved in agricultural and rural development process as the scientific expert, policy planner and stakeholders. This book entitled "Extension Strategies for Agriculture and Rural Development" devoted on five sub-themes (i) Policy initiative in extension education (ii) Market-led extension and commercial farming (iii) ICT application and methodological advances in agriculture (iv) Entrepreneurship development and innovative approaches in extension and; (v) Gender mainstreaming in farming system. The topics covered in the book have got tremendous variation and move around with the strategies and recent approaches by which agriculture can become more productive and income generating enterprise leading to turn economically viable and socially acceptable profession. This book is more useful for the scientists, development professionals, teachers, extension workers and policy planners who are involved in the area of agriculture and rural development. Printed Pages: 464 with color plates, figures, tables and indexes.

Title: Extension Strategies for Agriculture and Rural Development

Author Name: Ashok K Singh (ed.)

Categories: Agriculture and Farming, Biotechnology, Biochemistry,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Daya Publishing House: 2010

ISBN Number: 8170356415

ISBN Number 13: 9788170356417

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 19 x 25 Cm

Seller ID: 037152

Keywords: Horticultural Crops India Agriculture Agricultrual Farming Rural Development