Transferring Food Production Technology To Developing Nations: Economic And Social Dimensions, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Transferring Food Production Technology To Developing Nations

Economic And Social Dimensions, 1st Edition

By Joseph J Molnar


190 pages

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Hardback: 9780367212230
pub: 2019-03-05
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This book explores the social, economic, and policy problems associated with introducing new agriculture and aquaculture technology to developing nations as a means for expanding food supplies and increasing well-being. The contributors examine three general facets of planning for technology transfer and consider methodologies that enable effective

Table of Contents

Westview Replica Editions -- Agricultural Development and Technology Transfer -- Technology as a Source of Economic and Social Advancement in Developing Countries -- International Technology Transfer -- Macro-level Planning in Development -- Identification of Goals and Strategies in Designing Technological Change for Developing Countries -- Institutional Linkages in Development Projects with Special Reference to Marine Fisheries -- Establishing Appropriate Linkages from Development Projects to the Central Government -- Micro-level Planning in Development -- Inducing Development at the Micro-level: Theory and Implications for Technology Transfer Strategies -- Risks and Information: Farm Level Impediments to Transforming Traditional Agriculture -- Marketing Decisions for Small-scale Producers -- Social and Institutional Considerations -- Sociocultural Constraints on the Transfer and Adoption of Agricultural Technologies in Low Income Countries -- Host Country Institutions and Diffusion of Technology -- Irrigation Development: Technology Traditions and Transfers

About the Author

Molnar, Joseph J

Subject Categories

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