Capacity Building for Extension Agents in Horticultural Crops Production: A Case study of Jigawa and Kano ADPs

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O. O. Oyedele

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October 21, 1999

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Various technological breakthroughs in horticultural crop production may not make the desired impact if they are not effectively channeled to the ultimate end users. It is also very pertinent that these technologies be disseminated appropriately for fruitful results.
The study was carried out in 1998 with extension personnel from Kano and Jigawa ADPs. Objective of the study was to transfer skill in budded citrus production and orchard management. Constraints that promoted the training include: established citrus orchards from rootstock seeds, death of budded citrus seedlings; and knowledge on production of budded citrus production and orchard management. The study revealed that majority of the extension agents had not received any training in production of budded citrus seedlings. Female extension agents did not participate in the training.

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