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Training materials

New Extensionist Learning Kit, Module 5 – Adult learning and behavioural change

Ochola, W., Heemskerk, W. and Wongtschowski, M., eds. 2013. Changing agricultural education from within: Lessons and challenges from the GO4IT programme. Amsterdam: RUFORUM and KIT Publishers. 

Further reading

Davis, K. and Heemskerk, W. 2012. Investment in extension and advisory services as part of agricultural innovation systems. In World Bank (ed.) Agricultural innovation systems: An investment sourcebook. Washington, DC: World Bank. 

Davis, K., Nkonya, E., Kato, E., Mekonnen, D.A., Odendo, M., Miiro, R. and Nkuba, J. 2010. Impact of Farmer Field Schools on Agricultural Productivity and Poverty in East Africa. IFPRI Discussion Paper 992. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute.

Hoffmann, V., Gerster-Bentaya, M., Christinck, A. and Mamusha Lemma, M. 2009. Rural extension handbook, Volume I: Basic issues and concepts. Weikersheim, Germany: Margraf Publishers.

Rivera, W.M. and Sulaiman V, R. 2009. Extension: object of reform, engine for innovation. Outlook on Agriculture 38 (3): 267–273.

Sulaiman V, R. and Hall, A.J. 2002. pb16.pdf Policy Brief 16. New Delhi: National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research. 


This paper was produced by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Centre for Research on Innovation and Science Policy (CRISP) with financial support provided by the agencies with the logos below. 

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