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: 489

Full Length Research Paper

Harmonization of extension messages on climate smart agriculture in Malawi: Do we speak with one voice, and to whom?

Tasokwa V. Kakota
  • Tasokwa V. Kakota
  • Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Bunda Campus, P. O. Box 219, Lilongwe, Malawi.
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Beston B. Maonga
  • Beston B. Maonga
  • Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Bunda Campus, P. O. Box 219, Lilongwe, Malawi.
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Gry Synnevag
  • Gry Synnevag
  • Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Noragric 1432 Ã…s, Norway.
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Charity Chonde
  • Charity Chonde
  • Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Bunda Campus, P. O. Box 219, Lilongwe, Malawi.
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Michael Mainje
  • Michael Mainje
  • Development Fund of Norway, Lilongwe, Malawi.
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  •  Received: 08 August 2017
  •  Accepted: 06 October 2017
  •  Published: 30 November 2017

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