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Farmer forums for improved food security: Experiences from TARP II SUA Project

Show simple item record Lyimo-Macha, J. G. Batamuzi, E. K. Tarimo, A. J. P. Malimbwi, R. E. 2019-01-08T06:24:59Z 2019-01-08T06:24:59Z 2005-01
dc.identifier.issn 0856-4094
dc.description Journal of Continuing Education and Extension, 2005; 2(1):18-30 en_US
dc.description.abstract Farmer forums under the TARP II SUA, project in Tanzania have demonstrated fruitful partnership between farmers, researchers and extension agents in communicating and disseminating innovations and technologies to a wider audience. Five forums have been held in each of the zones implementing the project. Some of the themes covered under the five forums include: identification of problems faced by smallholder farmers, marketing problems for agricultural produce, local chicken: production and demand, technology adoption from farmers ' perception and conflicts between crop producers and livestock keepers. During these forums, participating stakeholders identified and prioritized key issues and problems, proposed solutions and agreed on respective stakeholders' responsibilities. This paper provides an overview on the conduct, perceptions, outputs and the challenge ahead regarding this approach for the development offarmers. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Institute of Continuing Education en_US
dc.subject Farmers' forum en_US
dc.subject Participatory en_US
dc.subject Problem solving en_US
dc.subject Development en_US
dc.title Farmer forums for improved food security: Experiences from TARP II SUA Project en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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