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

Table of Content: January 2015; 7(1)

January 2015

Agricultural knowledge management: The case of cattle feed quality improvement in Bure district west Gojjam, Ethiopia

The government of Ethiopia gives great attention to livestock development for the country’s economy development. Having quality of animal feed is one of the pertinent components of livestock development. To improve the quality and quantity of animal feed in certain locality, farmers should be able to access and use appropriate knowledge for the particular problem at the right time and place. This research was...

Author(s): Habtemariam Assefa, Tegegni G. Egziabher and Azage Tegegne

January 2015

Constraints to the linkage between maize and livestock sub-systems in Ethiopian agriculture

The study was conducted with the objective of assessing constraints to the linkage between maize and livestock subsystems in the Ethiopian agriculture system or practices. The linkage between the maize and livestock subsystems towards an integrated maize-livestock production system has been constrained by several factors. These factors affect resource flows between the two subsystems. These included socio economic,...

Author(s): Ashenafi Mengistu, Belay Kassa, Eyassu Seifu and Ananadajayasekeram Ponniah

January 2015

Adapting to climate variability and change in smallholder farming communities: A case study from Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger

Climate variability and change is regarded as having major impacts on key sustainable socio-economic and environmental indicators in Sub-Saharan West Africa. Because of these concerns, we investigated smallholders knowledge, skills, and aspirations about managing climate change, and document adaptation strategies used in the semi-arid regions coming from Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger. We analyzed climate data from the...

Author(s): Benoît Sarr, Sanoussi Atta, Mohamed Ly, Seyni Salack, Timothée Ourback Sébastien Subsol , and David Alan George