Rural radio in agricultural extension

the example of vernacular radio programmes on soil and water conservation in N. Ghana

Publisher: Overseas Development Institute in London

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StatementRobert Chapman ...[et al.].
ContributionsChapman, Robert., Overseas Development Institute.
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Agricultural extension is an important tool for rural development, especially in less industrialized counties - extension workers play a vital role in educating farmers to produce better crops and more productive animals at lower cost.

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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%.

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