Cover - A New Extension Vision for Food Security - Challenge to Change

A NEW
EXTENSION VISION FOR FOOD SECURITY
Challenge to Change

By
William M. Rivera
Visiting Scholar, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

and
M. Kalim Qamar
Senior Officer (Agricultural Training and Extension)
FAO Extension, Education and Communication Service

 

Table of Contents

Sustainable Development Department
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2003


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CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION
FOOD SECURITY: THE PUBLIC SECTOR OBLIGATION
CONFRONTING THE OBLIGATION
THE ROLE OF EXTENSION
A NEW VISION
A NATIONWIDE STRATEGY
AGENDAS THAT ENGAGE LOCAL UNITS AND THE GRASSROOTS
AGENDAS THAT BRIDGE THE DIVIDE
STRATEGY FOR A NEW EXTENSION VISION
GUIDELINES FOR A NEW EXTENSION VISION
NO TWO PEOPLES EXACTLY ALIKE
THE FIRST TASKS
POINTS TO CONSIDER
ESTABLISH LINKS BETWEEN CRITICAL FACTORS
A PLURALISTIC EXTENSION NETWORK
THE QUESTION OF COSTS
FOCUS ON DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN AND SOCIAL CAPITAL
TO RE-EMPHASIZE
EXTENSION ALONE CANNOT DO IT
THE KEY - AN INTEGRATED APPROACH


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