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Factors limiting and preventing emerging farmers to progress to commercial agricultural farming in the King William's Town area of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa 29045 2060 0 250 31355
Does extension have a role to play in rural development? 19357 925 0 60 20342
Household food security in South Africa: evaluating extension's paradigms relative to the current food security and development goals 10598 906 0 1101 12605
Factors affecting extension workers in their rendering of effective service to pre and post-settled farmers in government initiated and supported farming small, micro and medium enterprises 9506 282 0 97 9885
Effect of Information Communication Technology (ICT) on agricultural information access among extension officers in North West Province South Africa 6368 854 0 132 7354
The roles and activities of women in the six selected agricultural projects in Thulamela Local Municipality of Vhembe District Municipality in the Limpopo Province 6664 385 0 46 7095
An overview of agricultural extension in South Africa 5070 454 0 65 5589
Towards an improved agricultural extension service as a key role player in the settlement of new farmers in South Africa 2754 2143 0 41 4938
Challenges facing the agricultural extension landscape in South Africa, Quo Vadis? 3723 1080 0 77 4880
Revitalization of education for self-reliance in education for enhancing youth involvement in agriculture in Tanzania 4258 137 0 53 4448
Action research: a practical step-by-step guide for Agricultural extension professionals 3851 231 0 51 4133
Exploring the role of sugarcane in small-scale farmers' livelihoods in the Noodsberg area, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 3397 363 0 59 3819
Rural farmers' perspectives on stock theft: police crime statistics 3253 431 0 66 3750
Effectiveness of the farmer-to-farmer extension model in increasing technology uptake in Masaka and Tororo Districts of Uganda 3068 361 0 52 3481
The effect of climate change on rural livestock farming: case study of Giyani Policing Area, Republic of South Africa 2921 391 0 136 3448
Production performance and profitability analysis of small scale layer projects supported through CASP in Germiston Region, Gauteng Province 2874 402 0 84 3360
Factors affecting sustainability of land reform projects in Ehlanzeni District Mpumalanga Province, South Africa 2701 489 0 71 3261
Assessment of factors that impact on the viability of contract farming: A case study of maize and soya beans in Mashonaland West and Central Provinces in Zimbabwe 2163 678 0 97 2938
Agricultural extension, research, and development for increased food security: the need for public-private sector partnerships in South Africa 2301 576 0 59 2936
Farmers' perception of agricultural extension service delivery in Germiston Region, Gauteng Province, South Africa 1503 1014 0 74 2591
Mobile phone use by small-scale farmers: a potential to transform production and marketing in Zimbabwe 1793 567 0 73 2433
The sustainable agriculture imperative: implications for South African agricultural extension 1800 421 0 74 2295
The role of extension officers in the evaluation of agricultural projects in the Bojanala Region, North West Province, South Africa 2132 75 0 52 2259
Implications of rural irrigation schemes on household economy. A case of Lower Gweru Irrigation Scheme, Zimbabwe 1775 376 0 77 2228
Gender roles in the tomato value chain: A case study of Kilolo District and Dodoma Municipality in Tanzania 1529 273 0 65 1867
Reflections on agricultural extension and extension policy in Africa 1416 378 0 45 1839
The role of a pluralistic extension system in enhancing agriculture productivity in Mozambique 1404 366 0 62 1832
Livestock extension practice and competency among agricultural extension agents in North-Central Nigeria 1403 375 0 41 1819
Food security and biodiversity conservation in the context of sustainable agriculture: the role of agricultural extension 1604 145 0 55 1804
Assessing socio-economic factors influencing adoption of legume-based multiple cropping systems among smallholder sorghum farmers in Soroti, Uganda 1332 384 0 81 1797
Factors affecting farmers' participation in irrigation schemes of the Lower Niger River Basin and Rural Development Authority, Kwara State, Nigeria 1234 449 0 104 1787
Contribution of food security projects on poverty alleviation to the communities of Limpopo Province, South Africa 1472 221 0 62 1755
Livestock extension programmes participation and impact on smallholder cattle productivity in KwaZulu-Natal: A propensity score matching approach 1268 326 0 61 1655
Towards redesigning the Agricultural extension service in South Africa: views and proposals of extensionists in the Eastern Cape 1425 126 0 55 1606
Creating youth employment through modern beekeeping: Case study of selected youth trained in Moro Local Government Kwara State, Nigeria 1186 247 0 55 1488
Effect of extension service(s) and socio-economic characteristics on the livelihood of Nguni cattle development project beneficiaries in North West Province: a tobit-ols regression approach 1169 225 0 75 1469
Weak and or non-existent farmer-research-extension linkage structures, a cause for concern: the Nyanga District perspective, Zimbabwe 887 494 0 69 1450
Mentorship a key success factor in sustainable land reform projects in South Africa 1264 92 0 60 1416
Evaluation of policies promoting sustainable agriculture in South Africa 1103 223 0 40 1366
Farmers adoption of recommended rice varieties: A case of Kilombero District of Morogoro Region, Tanzania 1133 178 0 44 1355
The influence of beneficiaries needs on project success or failure in the North West Province, South Africa 1231 67 0 50 1348
Suggesting a new paradigm for agricultural extension policy: the case of West African Countries 831 437 0 71 1339
Factors influencing extension service delivery in maize production by using agricultural innovation system in Morogoro and Dodoma Regions, Tanzania 1038 170 0 73 1281
Interdisciplinary drought risk assessment for agriculture: the case of communal farmers in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa 1072 148 0 47 1267
Policy opportunities to enhance the role of smallholder livestock systems in Limpopo Province of South Africa 824 356 0 84 1264
Towards assessing managerial competencies and leadership styles required for successful game ranch management in the Eastern Cape, South Africa 1039 115 0 57 1211
Community gardens as a strategy for coping with climate shocks in Bikita District, Masvingo, Zimbabwe 708 365 0 56 1129
A comparative analysis of two land reform models: The Mashishimale Farm Management Model and the Nkumbuleni Strategic Partnership Model, South Africa 879 162 0 58 1099
Towards redesigning the agricultural extension service in South Africa: views and proposals of smallholder farmers in the Eastern Cape 916 118 0 51 1085
Institutional support systems for small-scale farmers at new forest Irrigation Scheme in Mpumalanga, South Africa: constraints and opportunities 777 244 0 50 1071
The role of extension support to irrigation farmers in Lesotho 886 127 0 50 1063
Improving the livelihoods of wool producers in a sustainable manner by optimizing the woolled sheep production systems within the communal farming area of the Eastern Cape. "A vision that is future directed" 707 269 0 86 1062
Promoting profitability and sustainability in the backgrounding of beef calves: The role of Agricultural Extension 917 83 0 46 1046
Assessing farmer involvement in collective action for enhancing the sorghum value chain in Soroti, Uganda 612 359 0 55 1026
Agricultural extension training needs of the non-government advising sector in South Africa 881 70 0 43 994
Irrigation technology for smallholder farmers: A strategy for achieving household food security in lower Gweru Zimbabwe 784 155 0 52 991
Participation in Limpopo farmer mechanisation support program: Lesson learned from Schoonoord and Moripane cases 774 129 0 65 968
Poultry-based poverty alleviation projects in Ehlanzeni District Municipality: do they contribute to the South African government's 'developmental state' ambition? 507 382 0 71 960
Farmers' perception of risk in cultivating hybrid rice in Bangladesh 704 151 0 97 952
Model for the integrated and transversal monitoring and evaluation of rural development programmes implemented by government departments 790 95 0 52 937
Disseminating Genetically Modified (GM) maize technology to smallholder farmers in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa: Extension personnel's awareness of stewardship requirements and dissemination practices 652 208 0 63 923
Attitude of agricultural professionals towards their wards taking agriculture as a career in Kwara State, North Central Nigeria 709 134 0 71 914
The socio-economic profile of urban farming and non-farming households in the informal settlement area of the Cape Town Metropole in South Africa 660 193 0 55 908
Assessment of poultry developments in the Lejweleputswa District within the Free State Province 590 228 0 87 905
Agricultural extension in the facilitation of biodiversity conservation in South Africa 679 161 0 48 888
Extension and advisory services: the African renaissance 625 203 0 57 885
Production systems of traditional leafy vegetables: Challenges for research and extension 555 276 0 51 882
Changing demands of clients of extension: What kind of competency is needed to meet the new demand? 463 320 0 93 876
Mentorship by commercial farmers in the land reform programme in the Free State Province 729 84 0 54 867
An assessment of the adoption of compost manure by smallholder farmers in Balaka District, Malawi 656 137 0 56 849
Effective linkages and participatory governance in the management of veld fires 739 56 0 49 844
Farmer support and extension to land reform farms in the Central Karoo - part 1: a baseline survey of farm potential, farmer profiles and farm management knowledge and practices 724 58 0 59 841
Assessment of vegetable production practices in QwaQwa within Thabo Mofutsanyana District 651 99 0 84 834
Collaborative learning of water conservation practices: Cultivation and expansion of a learning network around rainwater harvesting demonstration sites in the Eastern Cape, South Africa 592 166 0 64 822
Public extension agents' need for new competencies: evidence from a climate variability study in Limpopo Province, South Africa 434 300 0 66 800
Verification of the existence of food security projects in Limpopo Province, South Africa 609 125 0 65 799
Is agricultural extension positioned to promote agripreneurship in South Africa? 601 149 0 42 792
Poultry farming: Lessening poverty in rural areas 656 96 0 39 791
An enquiry into the prospects of mobile telephone for agricultural information delivery in Ondo State, Nigeria 667 68 0 52 787
Wool versus mutton in extensive grazing areas 663 65 0 44 772
The use of mobile technologies amongst South African commercial farmers 588 124 0 58 770
The viability of the socio-economic sustainability of underdeveloped farmers in the Driefontein erea, North West Province 664 49 0 55 768
Perceptions of extension advisors on privatization and outsourcing as an option for development paradigm in Limpopo Province and the lessons for future 482 196 0 69 747
The transfer of intergenerational family knowledge for sustainable commercial farming in Mpumalanga province of South Africa: Lessons for extension 549 140 0 53 742
A survey of lick supplementation and management practices of commercial beef farmers in the Zastron District 419 240 0 73 732
Marketability and sustainability of food security programmes: products and productivity of agricultural projects 614 59 0 49 722
Integrating accountability and transparency into the project cycle towards good governance - the role of the Extension Worker 564 97 0 58 719
Enhancing farmers' organizational and experimentation capacities for soil fertility management in smallholder cropping systems in Vhembe District of Limpopo Province in South Africa 408 215 0 84 707
Agricultural Extension Personnel (AEP) perception of performance appraisal and its implication on the commitment to the job in Ogun State agricultural development program, Nigeria 536 117 0 43 696
The sustainability of small scale cane growers through youth involvement in North Coast region of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa 385 232 0 75 692
Community group environment for people participation and empowerment: the socio-cultural perspective 558 60 0 53 671
The comparative role of independent and intervening variables on influencing the adoption of nitrogen fertilization among maize growers in the Njombe District 481 115 0 72 668
An extension approach to close the gap between suppliers and users of agrometeorological services in the South-Western Free State of South Africa 368 231 0 64 663
Effects of dysfunctional stakeholder collaboration on performance of land reform initiatives: Lessons from community based rural land development project in Malawi 393 206 0 49 648
Profitability of striga tolerant maize variety (SAMMAZ 17) amongst smallholder farmers in Lapai, Niger State, Nigeria 410 168 0 67 645
The role of learning networks in agricultural extension service delivery: a survey in the nine provinces of South Africa 501 96 0 43 640
The impact of succession planning on the sustainability of cane production by small-scale cane growers in the North Coast of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa 447 123 0 66 636
Farmers' perceptual, emotional and behavioural responses to environmental policy changes 483 43 0 74 600
Stakeholders' perceptions about visibility and accountability of the state agricultural extension in Nquthu area, Kwazulu Natal province, South Africa 330 197 0 68 595
Towards designing a new agricultural extension service for the Eastern Cape Province: A perception analysis 479 67 0 44 590
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