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

Building Agricultural Institutions

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

By Arthur A Goldsmith


270 pages

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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

Subject Categories

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