Technology transfer through front-line extension workers in Bangladesh

by M. M. Ali

Publisher: Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural Institute in Mymensingh

Written in English
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  • Agriculture -- Technology transfer -- Bangladesh.

Edition Notes

StatementM.M. Ali, M.A. Hossain.
SeriesGTI pub. ;, no. 82, G.T.I. pub. ;, no. 82.
ContributionsHossain, Md. Amir., Bangladesh Agricultural University. Graduate Training Institute.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 93/62001 (S)
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 34, [2] p.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1375618M
LC Control Number92907460

  Extension training is being provided to the DoF and fingerlings are being produced for local stocking. Major efforts are currently being put into extending rice-fish technology, recently developed in Bangladesh, with an innovative participatory extension approach, by CARE, an international NGO. Research Interest: Sustainable agricultural and rural development, community participation, livelihood change, climate change adaptation and mitigation, vulnerability and resilience building, communication and information system, technology dissemination, food and nutritional security, capacity development through training, natural resource. Extension of Technologies: From Labs to Farms by author Anandaraja, N. ISBN Enhancing productivity, reducing the cost of production, and value addition are critical to address some of these challenges and Extension and Advisory Services (EAS) need to support farmers in these aspects. This book provides a fascinating glimpse into the innovative extension approaches being deployed in the Indian plantation sector.

Bangladesh, and its commitment to pursuing sustainable development in all its aspects. The report is an integrated, inclusive process involving economic, social and environmental aspects to meet the challenges of the future. Efforts to achieve sustainable development have been reflected through national policies and plans in Bangladesh. Scoping Mission (January ) Introduction. The purpose of this Scoping Mission was to assess the major extension/advisory service providers within Bangladesh to 1) identify the respective strategies and major gaps within and between these different advisory service providers, including their institutional capacity, human and financial resources, as well as other key factors, especially in. The Conference on Women in Rice Farming Systems was one of the several seminars, workshops, and conferences IRRI sponsored during The conference examined the impact of new technologies on women-specific operations and sought to identify where and how women can play a greater role in technology development and rice production in [ ]. Technology transfer, also called transfer of technology (TOT), is the process of transferring (disseminating) technology from the person or organization that owns or holds it to another person or organization. These transfers may occur between universities, businesses (of any size, ranging from small, medium, to large), governments, across geopolitical borders, both formally and informally.

Eco-friendly agriculture extension for increasing agro production to ensure food security through social mobilization, skill and capacity development, participatory research and technology transfer, service delivery, local resource mobilization, media and awareness campaign and advocacy.   Ellen 't Hoen writes: On 24 February Bangladesh on behalf of the 34 Least Developed Country members (LDCs) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) submitted a request for an extension of the transitional period under article TRIPS with respect to pharmaceutical products until the country is no longer classified as LDC.[1] The original extension, set to expire on 1st January . 1. Implement program through capacity building of Partner NGOs, extension workers and overall partnership management. 2. Carrying out training needs assessments (TNA) in order to plan training courses for MFI staff and beneficiaries. : Head of Training at USAID . Communication Wing: Communication wing of the Directorate Of Extension Education serves through creation of museums, organization of exhibitions, radio talks, doordarshan programs, clinical and farm advisory services, publication of literature, preparation of video and audio cassettes and their sale from a single window system i.e. ATIC on innovative technologies.

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National Agricultural Technology Project. The most recent program implemented by the Government of Bangladesh is the National Agricultural Technology Project (NATP), funded by the World Bank (through IDA credit) and International Fund for Agricultural Development to address the upcoming issues and emerging challenges in agriculture, particularly in achieving food by: 1.

Extension workers need to be trained differently at various levels. There is a need to go beyond technology transfer skills to make them rural social entrepreneurs for providing a wide range of services depending on the needs of the farmers and the farming communities. Private sector approaches should be complemented by the public extension system.

The Expert consultation on agricultural extension, research-extension-farmer interface and technology transfer took place at FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, from 16 to 19 July The consultation participants represented Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India.

Technology Transfer in Cotton. extension functionaries. There are KVKs in the country established in districts. In years ahead, the country may have over Krishi Vigyan Kendra, indeed a.

Technology Transfer Modalities Utilized by Agricultural Extension Workers in Organic Agriculture in Philippines August Journal of Agricultural Extension 23(3) Bangladesh has experience of developing research and extension coordination through project support since involving crops, livestock and fisheries.

However, the nodal platforms at the upazila. Current Scenario in Brief •Bangladesh AgriculturalResearch Council (BARC) outsourced the technology transfer activities under ATTP to the Apex Agency, Training and Technology Transfer (TTT) and its associates PMUK and MIDAS for implementation.

The value of the contract was Tk,/-and the duration was from Ap -J Technology Transfer through Front-line Extension Workers in Bangladesh. Funded by BAURES and BARC, Evaluation of Higher Agricultural Education in Bangladesh.

Funded by the UGC, Bangladesh, Evaluation of Group Approach in the T&V Extension System. Funded by BAURES, BAU, Mymensingh, the flight against hunger. Extension is seen as a broad effort directed at rural development linking with other sectors, and not just as an agricultural technology transfer service.

This paper touches upon the global trends in reforming national extension systems, with the view that the traditional extension systems must be. utilize this information or technology for improvement of their quality of life.

The term, ‘agricultural extension’, narrows the focus and defines the area to which the extension process is applied. Without extension, the farmers would lack access to the support and services required to improve their agriculture and other productive activities.

W.A.D.P. Wanigasundera, Nihal Atapattu, in Agricultural Extension Reforms in South Asia, Abstract. Agricultural extension services globally are face with a challenge to become more effective and responsive. This chapter examines the developments Technology transfer through front-line extension workers in Bangladesh book agricultural extension services in Sri Lanka over the past two decades.

The effectiveness of an extension service relies on the knowledge and communication skills of the field staff. The front-line staff lead discussions with farmers in order to help them identify their own problems and, ultimately, to inform them on and train them in the available solutions.

An innovative technology that is clearly explained and introduced will have a greater opportunity of being. Extension workers need to be trained differently at various levels. There is a need to go beyond technology transfer skills to make them rural social entrepreneurs for providing a wide range of services depending on the needs of the farmers and the farming communities.

Private sector approaches should be complemented by the public extension system. Under a new strategy devised inCentre for Tropical Agricultural Research (CIAT) established a coordination unit - the Technology Transfer Department (DTT) - whose role was not to work directly with farmers, but with various intermediate users of technologies who had their own local extension.

As per Fig.grain production began increasing since the mids and its growth rate accelerated in the s and s, thereby surpassing the population growth by a wide production increased not because of the expansion of land area, but largely because of yield growth.

This is a result of the Green Revolution, primarily for rice but also for wheat in tropical Asia. 1 day ago  Technology is the most influential factor in a wealth creation system. Wealth creation implies more than just money; it may encompass factors such as enhancement of knowledge, intellectual capital, effective exploitation of resources, preservation of the natural environment and other factors that may contribute to the well being of government imitations and non-profit organizations.

APPROPRIATE EXTENSION METHODS INTRODUCTION A principle of the Department™s Extension Approach is the use of a wide range of different extension methods. This Chapter outlines the main extension methods which can be used and contains some guidance on how to choose appropriate methods for different target groups.

The personal influence of the extension worker can be a critical factor in helping a farmer through difficult decisions, and can also be instrumental in getting the farmer to participate in extension activities. A farmer is often likely to listen to the advice given by the extension agent and will be grateful for this individual attention.

Facilitation Extension where front-line extension agents primarily work as “knowledge brokers” in facilitating the teaching–learning process among all types of farmers (including women) and rural young people. The evolution of extension services is related to changes in development objectives and goals.

The Expert consultation on agricultural extension, research-extension-farmer interface and technology transfer took place at FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, from 16 to 19 July The Consultation participants represented: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan.

transfer can also be controlled, but there are aspects like informal discussions in the workplace or the obtaining of information from experienced co-workers that cannot be controlled.

The transfer of only one of the areas will, for the purpose of this research, not be seen as technology transfer, but only as a part of the whole process. This extension approach was developed and tried on a pilot scale by the preceeding FAO/UNDP project BGD/87/ TDES was designed as a participatory extension approach for aquaculture through method and result demonstrations incorporating both individual and group methods of extension.

Appropriate Technology. Integrating Gender in Extension in Bangladesh New technology, disease inspection, socio-economic analysis Training or Skill Development: Extension workers, researchers, farmers, other personnel Technology Transfer: To the end users at certain percent (Trail and dissemination) Issues BARI BRRI BINA BFRI BLRI Reviewed Documents No.

15 20   Agricultural extension programmes have been one of the main conduits of addressing rural poverty and food insecurity. This is because, it has the means to transfer technology, support rural adult learning, assist farmers in problem-solving and getting farmers actively involved in the agricultural knowledge and information system [].Extension is defined by FAO [] as; “systems that should.

NATP-II will cover 57 of the country's 64 districts and span a broad range of agro ecological zones across Bangladesh. It is estimated that over 1 million farming households will directly benefit from project activities. In Bangladesh, the proportion of people living in extreme poverty in rural areas is still three times higher than in urban areas.

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Bank-to-Bank Wire Transfer:; Direct transfer from the client:; Get paid by your global clients quickly and at a low. Mohammad Golam Farouque, PhD, is a Professor of the Department of Agricultural Extension Education under the Faculty of Agriculture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.

In addition, he. This publication is an effort on our part to compile such conversations on EAS, which were originally published as AESA blogs, starting in Februaryinto this book. Several of our readers have been asking us to assemble all these reflections into a single document so that these are available as a good reference document for a wide spectrum of actors involved in EAS – scholars.

To support Bangladesh, China is keen to transfer necessary technology in all sectors including textiles without any reservation. Ma Mingqiang, Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh said this as a special guest in inaugurations ceremony of the 11th Dhaka International Yarn & Fabric Show and Dhaka International Denim Show jointly organized by CEMS Global and CCPIT (CCPIT-TEX) at.

In order to find a solution for these limitations of technology transfer for tea smallholders, I developed a public-private partnership (PPP) extension model. All major stakeholders attached to this PPP model could engage in technology transfer in an integrated and cost effective manner.

Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and new knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer field of 'extension' now encompasses a wider range of communication and learning activities organized for rural people by educators from different disciplines, including agriculture, agricultural marketing, health, and business studies.Effectiveness of Selected Mass Media in Agricultural Technology Transfer to the Farmers of Bangladesh Article (PDF Available) in Research in Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries 4(1).

Technology transfer requires a proactive approach that combines engaging researchers, promoting the technology, and encouraging potential industrial partners to use the technology. The end goal of the commercialization strategy is to establish a commercial relationship with another party (e.g., employment, a sale or license), and negotiating a.