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Significance of the new strategy of agricultural development for small farmers

V. S. Vyas

Significance of the new strategy of agricultural development for small farmers

a cross-sectional study of two areas of Gujarat

by V. S. Vyas

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Published by Agro-Economic Research Centre (for Gujarat & Rajasthan), Sardar Patel University in Vallabh Vidyanagar .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.,
  • India,
  • Gujarat.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture and state -- India.,
    • Farms, Small -- India -- Gujarat.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] V. S. Vyas, D. S. Tyagi [and] V. N. Misra.
      ContributionsTyagi, D. S. joint author., Misra, Virendra Nath, 1935- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2073 1969 .V93
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p.
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4706447M
      LC Control Number77910161

      In this way, agricultural sector helps promote economic growth by securing as a supplement to industrial sector. Conclusion: From the above cited explanation we conclude that agricultural development is a must for the economic development of a country. Even developed countries lay emphasis on . Organic Agriculture as an Opportunity for Sustainable Agricultural Development. Verena Seufert. it can increase productivity in small farmers’ fields, it reduces reliance on costly external inputs, and guarantees price premiums of organic agriculture and ensure the .

      The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) requested that the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources of the National Research Council (NRC) convene a panel of experts to examine whether publicly funded agricultural research has influenced the structure of U.S. agriculture and, if so, how. Master Thesis in Rural Development with Specialization in Livelihood and Natural Resource Management Climate change and farmers’ adaptation A case study of mixed - farming systems in the coastal area in Trieu Van commune, Trieu Phong district, Quang Tri province, Vietnam Le Thi Hong Phuong, Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Viet NamFile Size: KB.

        Successful exploration of new markets, or a new business model, can only be done on a scale that has some significance. Change is of all times, and young farmers are indeed interested in new technology, new business models and agricultural innovation projects. RURAL DEVELOPMENT CONCEPT AND DIMENSIONS The group includes small scale farmers, tenants and the landless’. According to the paper of World Bank, rural development is ‘a strategy to improve the economic and social life of a specific group of people, the rural poorFile Size: KB.


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Significance of the new strategy of agricultural development for small farmers. Vallabh Vidyanagar, Agro-Economic Research Centre (for Gujarat & Rajasthan), Sardar Patel University, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: V S Vyas; D S Tyagi; V N Misra.

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Roger R.B. Leakey, in Multifunctional Agriculture, Principle 2: Provide Appropriate Skills and Understanding, Not Unsustainable Infrastructure. Many agricultural and other rural development projects provide funding for communities to implement new and “improved” technologies—often the ones based on concepts which are foreign to the farmers.

While the funds. Advisory Services (GFRAS), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS), the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.

Agriculture and the Economic Transformation of Ethiopia Development Strategy and Governance Division, International Food Policy Research economy-wide linkages, however, it is necessary to engage “middle farmers”, large enough to adopt new technologies and produce significant marketed surpluses, but small and numerous.

Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer education. Generally, agricultural extension can be defined as the “delivery of information inputs to farmers.” [1] The role of extension services is invaluable in teaching farmers how to improve their productivity.

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Agriculture in Developing Countries: Technology Issues presents an experimental approach of testing new possibilities and combinations to match the changes taking place in the agricultural production environment of developing countries.

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on sustainability, environment, gender, participatory development and the role of rural people's organisations; • reaching more vulnerable audiences: the resource poor, women, young farmers, disabled or displaced people.

Agricultural Census data shows that there were about million agricultural holdings in India in Around 99 million were small and marginal farmers.

Average size has declined from ha. In to ha. In Small and marginal farmers account for more than 80% of total farm hhs. But their share in operated area is. Agricultural extension programmes have been one of the main conduits of addressing rural poverty and food insecurity.

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Agricultural extension activity is important agrarian-political instrument of the state which stimulates the development of agricultural production.

Agricultural extension service has to be competent in agricultural skills, to communicate efficiently with producers and stimulate them to acquire new knowledge.

The revolution in agricultural technology which has occurred in the last few decades, has opened new opportunities for livelihood improvement for some small farmers, but has by-passed many others.

Some new technologies - particularly new crop varieties - are scale neutral, but others, such as many types of farm machinery, are irrelevant to. Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium (SFAC) What to study.

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he Framework on Effective Rural Communication for Development is the result of an inter-institutional expert consultation workshop organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH. The workshop was conducted jointly with the Research Centre forFile Size: KB.

multidimensional strategy for improving the quality of the life of the rural people. It concludes that rural development is imperative for improved of agricultural growth and development in Africa. Keywords: Agriculture, Agricultural development, Rural Development and Integrated Rural Development.

Henning Otte Hansen, in Reference Module in Food Science, Objectives and Instruments in Agricultural Policy.

Intervention through agricultural policy is a very important phenomenon in the agricultural sector in many countries. Often, the intervention takes place through the market, and the aim is to improve or stabilize the economic conditions.Papers presented at National Consultation on "Agricultural Development in the States: Problems and Perspectives", Organized by Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur, in December Significance of the new strategy of agricultural development for small farmers; a cross-sectional study of two areas of Gujarat by V.

S Vyas (Book).Several reviews have amply documented that small farmers can produce much of the needed food for rural and neighboring urban communities in the midst of climate change and burgeoning energy costs The evidence is conclusive: new agroecological approaches and technologies spearheaded by farmers, NGOs, and some local governments around the Author: Miguel A.

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