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: 487

Table of Content: 21 September 2012; 4(17)

September 2012

Effectiveness of development agents’ performances in agricultural technology dissemination: The case of Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Regional State (SNNPRS), Ethiopia

Although the Government of Ethiopia has developed a grand Five-Year Growth and Transformation Plan (FYGTP) for economic development, aspiring to achieve a middle income country status by the year 2025 through a transformation of the economy of the agriculture led industry, the shift of focus in the role of development from agriculture to industrialization has not altered the objective of enhancing agricultural...

Author(s): Kinfe Asayehegn, Gebrehiwot Weldegebrial and Deribe Kaske

September 2012

Upland rice based intercropping system among farmers in selected villages in Ogun State in South west of Nigeria

Rapid Rural Appraisals (RRA) were conducted among one hundred and fifty five farmers in rice growing areas of Obafemi/Owode and Ifo Local Government Areas of Ogun State in South-West of Nigeria to investigate farmers’ practices of growing rice in rice/cassava intercropping system in 2007. The farmers in these villages cultivated 2 to 4 farms with an average farm size of about 2 ha. Results from the RRA showed that...

Author(s): Okonji J. Christopher, Emmanuel O. Ajayi, Okeleye A. Kehinde, Oyekanmi A. Akeem,Aderibigbe G. Sunday and Sakariyawo O. Suleiman