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Generation and diffusion of agricultural technology: a review of theories and experiences

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  • Biggs SD
  • Clay EJ
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    ILO pub-WEP pub. Working paper, literature survey of theories and experience relating to technology transfer, generation and diffusion of agricultural technology - covers modernization, factor endowments, income distribution, dependence relations, agricultural research, agricultural extension and environmental aspects. Bibliography and graph.

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 226021.

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    Length: 1 V. pages
    Date of creation: 1983
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    Publication status: Published in Technology and employment programme, working paper series
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:226021

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    Keywords: WEP pub; theory; technology transfer; agricultural technology; modernization; income distribution; dependence; agricultural research; agricultural extension; environment; bibliography; graph; pub PME; théorie; transfert des techniques; technologie agricole; pub PME; teoría; transferencia de tecnología; tecnología agrícola; modernisation; répartition du revenu; dépendance; recherche agricole; vulgarisation agricole; environnement; bibliographie; graphique; modernización; distribución del ingreso; dependencia; investigación agrícola; extensión agrícola; medio ambiente; bibliografía; gráfico;

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    1. Clark, Norman, 1980. "Organisational aspects of Nigeria's research system," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 9(2), pages 148-172, April.
    2. Stavis, Benedict, 1978. "Agricultural research and extension services in China," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 6(5), pages 631-645, May.
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    4. Redclift, Michael, 1983. "Production Programs for Small Farmers: Plan Puebla as Myth and Reality," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 31(3), pages 551-70, April.
    5. Nelson, Richard R, 1974. " Less Developed Countries-Technology Transfer and Adaptation: The Role of the Indigenous Science Community," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 23(1), pages 61-77, October.
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    12. Rogers, Everett M, 1976. " New Product Adoption and Diffusion," Journal of Consumer Research, University of Chicago Press, vol. 2(4), pages 290-301, March.
    13. Pray, Carl E., 1983. "Private agricultural research in Asia," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 8(2), pages 131-140, May.
    14. Collinson, M.P., 1982. "Farming Systems Research in Eastern Africa: The Experience of CIMMYT and Some National Agricultural Research Services, 1976-81," Food Security International Development Papers 54068, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
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    1. Rajeswari S., 1995. "Agricultural research effort: Conceptual clarity and measurement," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 23(4), pages 617-635, April.

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