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: June 2015; 7(6)

June 2015

Exploring the need and suitability of “The green revolution” in South Africa

South Africa has for years, been a self-sufficient country in terms of its food resources. However, its food security has been noted to be only at national and not household level. In fact, poverty has remained the major characteristic of most rural communities of South Africa. Rural development and poverty alleviation have therefore been the main focus of the nation’s democratic government since it first came...

Author(s): Tshuma M. C.

June 2015

Sustainable development in the Arab Region: Achievements, constraints and opportunities

The process of rural development is considered an important priority for any society that seeks economic, social and cultural development, especially in the developing countries. Rural development aims to make a planned change evolutionary for the advancement of local communities in the countryside economically, socially, culturally and environmentally with democratic approach ensure broad participation in planning,...

Author(s): Radwan Mostafa and Yin Changbin

June 2015

Evaluating the effects of fertilizer subsidy programmes on vulnerable farmers in Kenya

The National Accelerated Agricultural Inputs Access Programme (NAAIAP) established in 2006 was envisioned as a safety net programme that would address the problem of food insecurity and poverty among poor farmers. This study using cross-sectional data obtained from 200 farmers employs Multinomial Logistic analysis and data from the 2009/2010 agricultural season to estimate the subsidy effects of the NAAIAP program on...

Author(s): ROBERT Odhiambo Ochola, and NIE Fengying

June 2015

Determinants of job performance of field level workers on social safety net programmes in Bangladesh

The study aims to clarify determinants of performance of field level workers in Social Safety Net Programmes (SSNPs). Data were collected from a sample of 70 field level workers from five upazilas (Sub-district) namely Itna, Mithaiman, Karimgonj, Tarail and Nikli under Kishoregonj district in Bangladesh. A pre-tested and structured interview schedule was used to collect data from 06 October to 06 November, 2013. Three...

Author(s): Mohammad Jiaul Hoque and Koichi Usami