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An overview of Lagoro IDP camp in Kitgum District, northern Uganda, 20 May 2007. Manoocher Deghati/IRIN
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Agricultural Research & Extension Network (AgREN) Papers

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ODI's Agricultural Research and Extension Network (AgREN) was established in the mid-1980s to link policy-makers, practitioners and researchers in the agriculture sector of developing countries. AgREN was founded on a strong belief in the importance of information exchange and learning from both positive and negative experience. It aims to provide its members with up-to-date information and the opportunity to maintain a dialogue with others who have similar professional interests.

Publications in this series

Rural Radio in in Agricultural Extension: the example of vernacular radio programmes on soil and water conservation in N. Ghana

Publication - Journal articles or issues - 1 January 2007
Robert Chapman, Roger Blench, Gordana Kranjac-Berisavljevic’ and A.B.T. Zakariah

This paper describes this specific experience in the context of rural radio as a tool for agricultural extension and rural development, with reference to the dramatically changing technology environment that is currently influencing information and communication processes worldwide.

Watershed management to counter farming systems decline: toward a demand-driven, systems-oriented research agenda

Publication - Research reports and studies - 30 June 2005
Laura A. German, Berhane Kidane and Kindu Mekonnen

This paper outlines an approach for grounding watershed management in local incentives for improved natural resource management (NRM) beyond the farm level, addressing component-specific contributions to landscape degradation, and bringing formal research contributions to bear on a demand-driven NRM agenda.

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