Journal of
Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Ext. Rural Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2170
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAERD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 455

Full Length Research Paper

An overview of agricultural extension in Ghana and Burkina Faso and implications for sustainable agriculture in West Africa

Niagia Santuah
  • Niagia Santuah
  • Faculty of Culture and Development, Millar Institute for Transdisciplinary and Development Studies, P. O. Box 607, Bolgatanga, Ghana.
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Joseph Abazaami
  • Joseph Abazaami
  • Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and Consultancy Services, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1350, Tamale, Ghana.
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Katharine Kaunza-nu-dem Millar
  • Katharine Kaunza-nu-dem Millar
  • Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and Consultancy Services, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1350, Tamale, Ghana.
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Joseph Amikuzuno
  • Joseph Amikuzuno
  • Department of Applied Economics, School of Applied Economics and Management Sciences, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1882, Nyankpala Campus, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 04 June 2021
  •  Accepted: 21 October 2021
  •  Published: 31 July 2022

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