Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Document Number: C17073
Page 80 in Wilbur Schramm and Daniel Lerner (eds.), Communication and change: the last ten years - and the next. University Press of Hawaii, Honolulu. 372 pages., "Initially, the communication in Comilla was from the top down. It was essential to prime the pumps, so that self-sustaining local action could be generated. The importance of top-down communication should not be underestimated. It was necessary to start the engine of local initiative and action. Once local participation was initiated, open communication in all directions is necessary to strengthen and maintain it."
Byrnes, Kerry J. (author) and International Fertilizer Development Center in behalf of a contract with the Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: KerryByrnes2 Document Number: D01190
Kerry J. Byrnes Collection, International Fertilizer Development Center in behalf of a contract with the Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation. 61 pages, In this report, interest is focused on whether fertilizer assists the rural poor, particularly the small farmers and sharecroppers to increase their economic status relative to large farmers. Much of the data used was drawn from small samples that may or may not be representative of Bangladesh.