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Agricultural extension service in Jamaica

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Henry, D. D. (main author), Johnson, T.E. (author)
Format:
Report
Publication Date:
1979
Published:
Jamaica
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 43
Subject Term:
agricultural education, extension, extension services, Four H, Jamaica, organizations
Notes:
INTERPAKS, Kingston, Jamaica: Instituto Interamericano de Ciencias Agricolas, 1979. 46 p., Presents a study of agricultural extension services in Jamaica from 1895 to present. Includes the role of the Jamaican Agricultural Society, the founding of the Jamaican School of Agriculture, the establishment of farmers' associations, and the 4-H movement. Discusses the reorganization of the extension services within the Ministry of Agriculture. Examines the current role in extension of farmers, the church, schools, 4-H clubs and home economics groups.