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Problems in transfer of agricultural technology

Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Singh, Y.P. (main author / Professor, Division of Agricultural Extension, IARI, New Delhi, India), Professor, Division of Agricultural Extension, IARI, New Delhi, India
Conference paper
Publication Date:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 77
Subject Term:
adoption, agricultural development, diffusion, India, influences, information dissemination, socio-economic aspects, technology transfer
INTERPAKS, In: Management of transfer of farm technology. Hyderabad, India : National Institute of Rural Development, 1981. p. 49-68 (Paper presented at the National Workshop on Management of Transfer of Farm Technology; 1979 November 19-24; National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad, India), Discusses the production dissemination and utilization of technology and observes that the natural as well as cultural environment affect technology. Credits the Indian agricultural research system as the major determinant of productivity change in dissemination of agricultural research. Concedes that determinants of the adoption are client orientation, environment, the technology itself, and communication variables. Concludes that technology transfer has been strangled by various non-technological factors.