Journal of
Development and Agricultural Economics

  • Abbreviation: J. Dev. Agric. Econ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9774
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDAE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 531

Full Length Research Paper

Understanding situational incompatibility of payment for the delivery of public extension services

D. B. Afful
  • D. B. Afful
  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Fort Hare, South Africa.
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A. Obi
  • A. Obi
  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Fort Hare, South Africa.
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F. S. Lategan
  • F. S. Lategan
  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Fort Hare, South Africa.
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  •  Received: 12 April 2013
  •  Accepted: 10 September 2013
  •  Published: 30 April 2014


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