From Transfer of Technology to Agricultural Innovation Systems? An analysis of the dynamics and challenges of agricultural extension in Northwest Ethiopia, Amhara Region

01 January 2023 → 31 December 2023
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Farm and rural management
Ethiopia Agricultural Innovation System (AIS) Transfer of Technology (ToT) Agricultural extension
Project description
The majority of Ethiopia's population engages in agriculture, and agricultural extension is a key governmental activity. The research in the Amhara region has four objectives: Identify the socio economic determinants of the interactions between farmers and extension staff; analyse the discrepancy between policy discourses and extension practices; identify factors affecting households’ choice of extension methods; and explore the roles of extension agents.