1st Edition

Transferring Food Production Technology To Developing Nations
Economic And Social Dimensions

ISBN 9780367215040
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
204 Pages

USD $49.95

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Book Description

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

View More



Molnar, Joseph J