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A social system elements model of the small-farm system in developing countries

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Byrnes, Kerry J. (main author), Rural Sociological Society
Format:
Conference paper
Publication Date:
1980-08-20
Published:
International
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
decision making, developing countries, farmers, fertilizers, small farms, social factors, social structure
Notes:
Kerry J. Byrnes Collection, Paper submitted for the Annual Meeting of th Rural Sociological Society, 58 pages., Agricultural research aimed at developing alternative agricultural production technologies for the small farmer in developing countries typically does not adequately take into consideration the range of factors in the farmer's social environment, which may operate to facilitate or constrain the decisions which the farmer makes about the technology to be employed in his farming operation.