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Productivity gains through maize technology dissemination

By: Zerezghi, A | Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT), Mexico DF (Mexico).
Contributor(s): Abate, H [coaut.] | Quinones M [coaut.] | Ransom, J.K.|Palmer, A.F.E.|Zambezi, B.T.|Mduruma, Z.O.|Waddington, S.R.|Pixley, K.V.|Jewell, D.C [eds.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) CIMMYT : 1997ISBN: 92-9146-025-7.Subject(s): Ethiopia | Extension activities | Food production | Technology transfer | CIMMYT | Zea mays AGROVOCDDC classification: 633.15 Summary: More than 80% of the population of Ethiopia is employed in agriculture. Maize covers about 25% of the cereal acreage in the country and cereals cover more than 75% of the crop area. This paper describes a joint programme of the Ministry of Agriculture and the NGO, Sasakawa Global 2000 Ethiopia, to promote research generated technologies with small-scale farmers. Maize is one of the important crops involved in this programme of field-scale (0.5 ha) demonstration plots for the dissemination of the technology developed jointly by research and extension. The program demonstrated what can be achieved in a short time using a pragmatic application of technology through true collaboration among policy makers, researchers. extension workers and farmers.Collection: CIMMYT Publications Collection
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CIMMYT Publications Collection 633.15 EAS No. 5 (Browse shelf) 1 Available C624172
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More than 80% of the population of Ethiopia is employed in agriculture. Maize covers about 25% of the cereal acreage in the country and cereals cover more than 75% of the crop area. This paper describes a joint programme of the Ministry of Agriculture and the NGO, Sasakawa Global 2000 Ethiopia, to promote research generated technologies with small-scale farmers. Maize is one of the important crops involved in this programme of field-scale (0.5 ha) demonstration plots for the dissemination of the technology developed jointly by research and extension. The program demonstrated what can be achieved in a short time using a pragmatic application of technology through true collaboration among policy makers, researchers. extension workers and farmers.

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9712|AGRIS 9702

Jose Juan Caballero

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