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Female farmers, mothers-in-law and extension agents

Betty Potash

Female farmers, mothers-in-law and extension agents

development planning and a rural Luo community

by Betty Potash

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Published by Michigan State University in [East Lansing, Mich.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women farmers -- Kenya.,
  • Women in agriculture -- Kenya.,
  • Women in rural development -- Kenya.,
  • Sexual division of labor -- Kenya.,
  • Women in development -- Planning,
  • Luo people (Kenya).,
  • Rural women -- Kenya.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementBetty Potash.
    SeriesWorking papers / Michigan State University. Women in International Development -- #90, Working paper (Michigan State University. Office of Women in International Development) -- #90
    ContributionsMichigan State University. Office of Women in International Development.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20386727M

      In , the percentage of female farmers selling more than roughly $10, (in dollars) in agricultural products was only 9% below the national average. By .   Female farmers get the inside scoop on ag markets but North Dakota State University extension agent Alicia Harstad said it's designed to provide a knowledge base that women need to .

    Farmer-to-Farmer Extension. examples from Latin America and was carried out nearly 20 years ago. This technical note provides a synthesis of findings from national assessments of F2F extension programs in Cameroon, Kenya and Malawi (Franzel et al., ; Tsafack et al., ; Kundlande et al, ), a survey of lead farmers in Cameroon and Malawi.   The Economic Survey has proposed an agricultural policy aimed at integrating women as active agents in rural transformation. The policy seeks to ensure that women farmers get enhanced access to resources such as credit, technology and training at a time when migration of men from rural to urban areas is growing. The survey said a gender-specific intervention to raise productivity of small .

    It is intended for farmers, extension agents, community organizers, and other agricultural professionals. This article focuses on the challenges female farmers overcome in dryland areas, mentorship, intergenerational relationships, and the succession of the farm to female companions. Books The Rise of Women Farmers and Sustainable. Another reason for both sexes to be called farmer is that hopefully when the Marriage Equality bill is passed in May (here’s hoping), more same sex relationships will develop in rural Ireland – we will see more female farmers living together as a family, and more male farmers .


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Female farmers, mothers-in-law and extension agents. East Lansing: Women in International Development, Michigan State University, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Betty Potash; Michigan State University.

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Potash. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: East Lansing, Michigan, Michigan State University, Office of Women in International Development, Description: 15 p. Chapter 9 - Improving women farmers' access to extension services.

Janice Jiggins, R. Samanta, and Janice E. Olawoye. Janice Jiggins. is a consultant in Andelst, Netherlands, and a Visiting Professor in the Department of Rural Extension Studies, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Samanta is a faculty member and the Head of the TOT Systems and Policies Unit, National Academy of. Praise for The Mother-in-Law: One of: People Magazine's "People Pick" PopSugar's "30 Must-Read Books of " Bustle's "Best Female farmers of April" Refinery29's "Best Books of April " Oprah Magazine's "15 Best Beach Reads of the Year So Far" "A deliciously entertaining novel about one woman's complicated relationship with her mother-in-law that ends in death/5.

The problem is generally attributed to two key facts: women make up only a small proportion of extension staff, and female farmers have less access to extension services than do male farmers.

The low proportion of female staff has been linked to the fact that relatively few women enroll in the agricultural extension departments of universities. Extension is essentially the means by which new knowledge and ideas are introduced into rural areas in order to bring about change and improve the lives of farmers and their families.

Extension, therefore, is of critical importance. Without agricultural extension, farmers would lack access to the support and services required to. Therefore, the suc- cess of agricultural program requires the cooperation among farmers, extension agents, scientists and other stakeholders (Cristóvão et al.

) and the farmers’ knowledge and ex- perience should be taken into consideration (Lioutas et al. Farmers, Extension agents and specialists, and project staff, as a group, design and carry out an assessment of how Louisiana and Tennessee farmers prefer to learn and compare it with data from year one in Virginia.

Farmers, Extension agents and specialists, and project staff assess Extension agent. In Africa there is an estimated 1 extension worker per 4, farmers, compared with 1 per hundred farmers in developed countries.

[8] This ratio falls far below the Food and Agriculture Organization recommendation of 1 officer for every proportion of agriculture budgets allocated to extension services varies from country to country, for example, from 5% in Zambia to 50% in.

Agricultural extension programs improve yields and incomes for farmers. Trained agents visit communities to ensure the dissemination of current best practices, organize cooperatives, and implement secondary programs. 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.

• Female farmers prefer demonstrations compared to male farmers. • Demonstrations are not appropriate for promoting many technologies in a single event. Individual Farm Visit • Individual farm visits are the most preferred extension methodology by reason given by farmers is the.

This is the first time a Talking Book farmer won on a National level. On Farmer’s Day, women who learned from the Talking Book won awards at the Regional level as well as each District level. Below are pictures of Stella and two of the many farmers who have learned from Talking Books, the best male and female farmers of the Jirapa District.

A Nigerian study compared male and 72 female farmers supervised by male extension agents and 22 male and 93 female farmers supervised by female agents. Women supervised by female agents had more access to extension services, higher knowledge, and greater satisfaction than women working with male agents.

(SK). Results reveal that more than half of the farmers are female (%) and have poor contact with extension services (%). Significant relationship exists between age, sex, level of education, farming experience, farmer's attitude toward extension services, extension services received, and the effectiveness of extension services.

Ways to deliver services to women include designating them as lead farmers on whose plots extension agents can demonstrate new techniques and altering farmer association rules to. COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Nevertheless, female farmers may also benefit from such services as this may affect their ability to make informed decisions, resulting in increased farm productivity, household income, and welfare. We conduct a gendered field experiment among maize-farming households in eastern Uganda to test whether video-enabled extension messaging affects.

Provided by The extension model is also in many forms but the common ones include: • Cooperatives/farmer groups provide extension services to farmers. Examples, cotton, coffee, cashew nuts, tea, cocoa cooperatives • Agricultural input companies: agro-chemicals, seeds) • Veterinary services – provided on fee for service.

1. Meaning of Extension Education: (i) “Extension education is an applied behavioural science dealing with the desirable changes in the behavioural complex of human beings, through various strategies and programmes, by applying the latest scientific and technological innovations.”.

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