Building Agricultural Institutions: Transferring The Land-grant Model To India And Nigeria, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Building Agricultural Institutions

Transferring The Land-grant Model To India And Nigeria, 1st Edition

By Arthur A Goldsmith

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286 pages

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 Shortly after World War II the United States began to export to developing countries the ''land-grant model"-its system of applied agricultural science. This system is made up of subnational agricultural universities, extension services, and experiment stations, and also of national-level organizations to support and coordinate agricultural develo

Table of Contents

Introduction: Institutions, Technology, and Agricultural Development -- United States: The American System of Agricultural Science -- India: Reaching the Peasant Farmer -- India: Higher Education for Agricultural Development -- India: Agricultural Research and the New Seed Technology -- Nigeria: Searching for Effective Extension -- Nigeria: New Universities and Agricultural Development -- Nigeria: Institutionalization of Agricultural Research -- Conclusion: The Politics of Institutional Development -- Appendixes -- Selected Biographical Sketches -- India: Major Events in Agricultural Institution Building (1947–85) -- Nigeria: Major Events in Agricultural Institution Building (1948–86)

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General