Infrastructural support to promote farmer adoption of improved technologies

Gowda, C L L and Faris, D G and Maniruzzaman, M (1994) Infrastructural support to promote farmer adoption of improved technologies. In: Expanding the production and use of cool season food legumes: Proceeding of the Second International Food Legume Research Conference on pea, lentil, faba bean, chickpea, and grasspea, 12-16 April 1992, Cairo, Egypt.

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Adoption of technology is faster wit.h resourceful farmers in the more and homogenolls core areas with ' or assured rainfall. However, the pace of adoption is slower til resource-poor farmers in less productive and diverse hinterlands, A fized research strategy is needed to develop technology table to diverse conditions of hinterlands. Use of farmers' indigenous knowledge and their involvement in developi and testing of technology to suit local conditions is essential. Hence, farmer-participatory on-farm constitutes the foundation for technology adoption. Environmental factors inllucncc adoption, but arc beyond our control. Therefore, the infrastructure for adoption will comprised of technological, institutional, socioeconomic, and human studies from Bangladesh are given to illustrate the beneficial of some of the infrastructural support systems on technology adoption,

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Mandate crops > Chickpea
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Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2011 10:30
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