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Shaping policy for development

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


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.

Improving backyard poultry-keeping: a case study from India

Publication - Research reports and studies - 30 June 2005
Czech Conroy, Nick Sparks, D. Chandrasekaran, Anshu Sharma, Dinesh Shindey, L.R. Singh, A. Natarajan, K. Anitha

A research project has been investigating the production problems facing backyard poultry-keepers in two locations in rural India, Udaipur District in Rajasthan and Trichy District in Tamil Nadu, and seeking to work with poultry-keepers to address some of them.