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Privatization of Agricultural Extension in Pakistan


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Globally, there is a trend towards privatization due to poor performance of public extension services. In Pakistan, Privatization of agricultural extension system was started in 1988. Currently, 320 pesticide companies constitute largely private sector working in the Punjab. The present study was conducted to analyze private extension system in the Punjab. A sample of 408 farmer respondents was selected by using simple random sampling technique. Similarly, a sample of 60 respondents from EFS of a pesticide ompany was also selected randomly. The data were collected through personal interviews and analyzed. The results showed that a diagnostic skill of the EFS was strength of the system. Attributes of the EFS i.e. politeness and good conduct with farmers were also rated as strengths. Group discussion method was rated as strength of the system. However, subject matter coverage, target beneficiaries, extensiona pproach and functions, communication, competencies of EFS of private extension found to be the weakness of the system.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC73749
AuthorShoukat Ali
Number of Pages204
Publishing Year2011-04-06T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeMoral & social purpose of education
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandVDM Verlag Dr. Müller
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00
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