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    • Section 2: Pathways out of Rural Poverty: Proposed Information Projects Generated by the Workshop in Livingstone, Zambia (WorldAgInfo Final Report) 

      Allen, Dwight W.; Ochs, Mary A.; Boettiger, Sara; Chimwaza, Gracian; Eicher, Carl K.; Maredia, Karim M.; O'Shea, Patrick M.; Raimond, Rex; Terrill, Thane; Veeraraghavan, Rajesh (World Ag Info Project, 2008-02)
      This report summarizes the results of activities undertaken as part of the 21st Century Agricultural Education and Information Systems Project (WorldAgInfo), May to December 2007, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates ...
    • Section 3: Knowledge Systems: Outcome of the Workshop at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (WorldAgInfo Final Report) 

      Allen, Dwight W.; Ochs, Mary A.; Boettiger, Sara; Chimwaza, Gracian; Eicher, Carl K.; Maredia, Karim M.; O'Shea, Patrick M.; Raimond, Rex; Terrill, Thane; Veeraraghavan, Rajesh (World Ag Info Project, 2008-02)
      The WorldAgInfo Project final report, which this document is a part of, summarizes the results of activities undertaken as part of the 21st Century Agricultural Education and Information Systems Project (WorldAgInfo), May ...
    • Section 4: Ideas for Other Potential Support Initiatives (WorldAgInfo Final Report) 

      Allen, Dwight W.; Ochs, Mary A.; Boettiger, Sara; Chimwaza, Gracian; Eicher, Carl K.; Maredia, Karim M.; O'Shea, Patrick M.; Raimond, Rex; Terrill, Thane; Veeraraghavan, Rajesh (World Ag Info Project, 2008-02)
      The WorldAgInfo Project final report, which this document is a part of, summarizes the results of activities undertaken as part of the 21st Century Agricultural Education and Information Systems Project (WorldAgInfo), May ...
    • Section 5: Site Visit Reports (WorldAgInfo Final Report) 

      Allen, Dwight W.; Ochs, Mary A.; Boettiger, Sara; Chimwaza, Gracian; Eicher, Carl K.; Maredia, Karim M.; O'Shea, Patrick M.; Raimond, Rex; Terrill, Thane; Veeraraghavan, Rajesh (World Ag Info Project, 2008-02)
      The WorldAgInfo Project final report, which this document is a part of, summarizes the results of activities undertaken as part of the 21st Century Agricultural Education and Information Systems Project (WorldAgInfo), May ...
    • Section 6: Smallholder Surveys (WorldAgInfo Final Report) 

      Allen, Dwight W.; Ochs, Mary A.; Boettiger, Sara; Chimwaza, Gracian; Eicher, Carl K.; Maredia, Karim M.; O'Shea, Patrick M.; Raimond, Rex; Terrill, Thane; Veeraraghavan, Rajesh (World Ag Info Project, 2008-02)
      The WorldAgInfo Project final report, which this document is a part of, summarizes the results of activities undertaken as part of the 21st Century Agricultural Education and Information Systems Project (WorldAgInfo), May ...
    • Section 7: Literature Reviews (WorldAgInfo Final Report) 

      Allen, Dwight W.; Ochs, Mary A.; Boettiger, Sara; Chimwaza, Gracian; Eicher, Carl K.; Maredia, Karim M.; O'Shea, Patrick M.; Raimond, Rex; Terrill, Thane; Veeraraghavan, Rajesh (World Ag Info Project, 2008-02)
      The WorldAgInfo Project final report, which this document is a part of, summarizes the results of activities undertaken as part of the 21st Century Agricultural Education and Information Systems Project (WorldAgInfo), May ...
    • Site Specific Agriculture based on Farmers' Experience 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      Solution Scenario Concept: The basic premises we work from are that: (a) as the conditions under which farmers operate are highly heterogeneous and farmers are always trying out something new, every time a farmer plants ...
    • Soil Health and Soil Quality: A Review 

      Kinyangi, James (World Ag Info Project, 2007-09-27)
    • Supermarkets and Beyond: Literature Review on Farmer to Market Linkages in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia 

      Tschirley, D. (World Ag Info Project, 2007-07-28)
      This paper reviews recent literature on selected issues that need to be considered in designing policies and programs to improve farmer-to-market linkages in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Since the “supermarket revolution” ...
    • The Economic Empowerment of Women in Agriculture in Africa and South Asia 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007-10-26)
      Solution Scenario Concept: The male bias in the gender mix in Africa’s agricultural institutions is sobering. In ten countries in Africa, 90 percent or more of the agricultural scientists are male (Figure 1). Moreover, the ...
    • The Private Sector and Smallholder Agriculture: Best Practices with Relevance to Mali, Zambia, India and Sri Lanka 

      Reiquam, Steve (World Ag Info Project, 2007-10)
      This paper’s purpose is to assist WorldAgInfo Design Team members with a better understanding of how agricultural market practices and systems work most effectively for the poor, especially smallholders, with relevance or ...
    • Using participatory radio and video to extend reach of agricultural extension activities 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      Solution Scenario Concept: Our concept is to advocate the use of locally recorded video and audio, dispersed through “mediated instruction”, integrated with existing extension systems. Because audio-visual formats are ...
    • Using Radio to Deliver K-12 Agricultural Education 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      Solution Scenario Concept: Use radio and audio file technology to provide agricultural instruction and enhance access to agricultural information for rural farmers through delivering the content to their children in ...
    • Using Video to Improve Information and Knowledge Flows From and Among Smallholders 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      Solution Scenario Concept: Use the medium of video to convey local information, knowledge, experiences, and needs from small-scale farmers to a broad audience of extension workers, researchers, NGOs, policy makers, and ...
    • Water Research & Education Network (WREN) 

      World Ag Info Project Design Team (World Ag Info Project, 2007)
      The international dimensions of water problems magnify the complexity of the water problem: increased use of water from the Blue Nile in Ethiopia creates shortfalls for farmers in the Sudan and Egypt and poor farming ...