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

  • 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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    1. Stavis, Benedict, 1978. "Agricultural research and extension services in China," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 6(5), pages 631-645, May.
    2. Agarwal, Bina, 1983. "Diffusion of rural innovations: Some analytical issues and the case of wood-burning stoves," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 11(4), pages 359-376, April.
    3. C. Richard Shumway, 1981. "Subjectivity in Ex Ante Research Evaluation," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 63(1), pages 169-173.
    4. Pineiro, M. & Trigo, E. & Fiorentino, R., 1979. "Technical change in Latin American agriculture : A conceptual framework for its interpretation," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 4(3), pages 169-177, August.
    5. R. K. Lindner & F. G. Jarrett, 1978. "Supply Shifts and the Size of Research Benefits," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 60(1), pages 48-58.
    6. Trigo, Eduardo J. & Pineiro, Martin E., 1981. "Dynamics of agricultural research organization in Latin America," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 6(1), pages 2-10, February.
    7. 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.
    8. Pray, Carl E., 1983. "Private agricultural research in Asia," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 8(2), pages 131-140, May.
    9. Biggs, Stephen D. & Clay, Edward J., 1981. "Sources of innovation in agricultural technology," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 9(4), pages 321-336, April.
    10. Guttman, Joel M, 1978. "Interest Groups and the Demand for Agricultural Research," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 86(3), pages 467-84, June.
    11. Pray, Carl E., 1979. "The Economics Of Agricultural Research In Bangladesh," Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, Bangladesh Agricultural University, vol. 2(2).
    12. Idachaba, Francis Sulemanu, 1980. "Agricultural research policy in Nigeria:," Research reports 17, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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    14. Clark, Norman, 1980. "Organisational aspects of Nigeria's research system," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 9(2), pages 148-172, April.
    15. E. Boyd Wennergren & Morris D. Whitaker, 1977. "Social Return to U.S. Technical Assistance in Bolivian Agriculture: The Case of Sheep and Wheat," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 59(3), pages 565-569.
    16. Rogers, Everett M, 1976. " New Product Adoption and Diffusion," Journal of Consumer Research, Oxford University Press, vol. 2(4), pages 290-301, March.
    17. 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.
    18. Cleaver, Harry M, Jr, 1972. "The Contradictions of the Green Revolution," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 62(2), pages 177-86, May.
    19. 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.
    20. Biggs, Stephen D., 1983. "Monitoring and control in agricultural research systems : Maize in Northern India," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 12(1), pages 37-59, February.
    21. Payne, P. R., 1976. "Nutrition planning and food policy," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 1(2), pages 107-115, February.
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