1st Edition

Building Agricultural Institutions
Transferring The Land-grant Model To India And Nigeria

ISBN 9780367015954
Published April 18, 2019 by Routledge
286 Pages

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Book Description

This book compares and contrasts two attempts to replicate the American system of land-grant model in India and Nigeria. It aims to understand the basis of Africa's dismal agricultural institutional showing, and to suggest socioeconomic conditions and management interventions.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Institutions, Technology, and Agricultural Development 2. United States: The American System of Agricultural Science 3. India: Reaching the Peasant Farmer 4. India: Higher Education for Agricultural Development 5. India: Agricultural Research and the New Seed Technology 6. Nigeria: Searching for Effective Extension 7. Nigeria: New Universities and Agricultural Development 8. Nigeria: Institutionalization of Agricultural Research 9. Conclusion: The Politics of Institutional Development

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