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Sustainable agricultural extension in Nigeria

Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria. National Conference

Sustainable agricultural extension in Nigeria

proceedings of the fourth annual national conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria 17-19 June 1998

by Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria. National Conference

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Published by Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria in [Ibadan, Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural extension work -- Nigeria -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditor Terry A. Olowu.
    GenreCongresses
    ContributionsOlowu, Terry A., Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS544.5.N6 A38 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 129 p. ;
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23965727M
    LC Control Number2009404130

    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 . Weed management and sustainable crop production in the tropics / Udensi, U.E. Inventory of physical environments, soils and agricultural features in the derived and Guinea savannah agro-ecologies of Nigeria / Jayeoba O.J., P.I. Ezeaku, and O.O. Agbede; Challenges to sustainable oil palm production in Nigeria .

      Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and new knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer education. The field of 'extension' now encompasses a wider range of communication and learning activities organized for rural people by educators from different disciplines, including agriculture, agricultural . Agriculture represents a great part of the Africas share in world trade. On the list of 20 top agricultural and food commodity importers in , 60% are from Sub-Saharan Africa. African countries represent also 50% of top 20 countries, in terms of the Share of total agriculture.

    THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF SUPPORT SERVICES FOR THE RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES SECTOR. Ian Wallace and Esse Nilsson. Whilst recent research (mainly in sub-Saharan Africa) has indicated a number of successful innovations in agricultural . NSAC will continue to push to ensure the nation’s investment in agricultural research, education, and extension supports sustainable agriculture systems, including organic and other ecologically-based .


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