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Author Goldsmith, Arthur A.

Title Building Agricultural Institutions : Transferring the Land-Grant Model to India and Nigeria
Published Milton : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (287 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Acronymns; 1 Introduction: Institutions, Technology, and Agricultural Development; 2 United States: The American System of Agricultural Science; 3 India: Reaching the Peasant Farmer; 4 India: Higher Education for Agricultural Development; 5 India: Agricultural Research and the New Seed Technology; 6 Nigeria: Searching for Effective Extension; 7 Nigeria: New Universities and Agricultural Development; 8 Nigeria: Institutionalization of Agricultural Research
9 Conclusion: The Politics of Institutional DevelopmentAppendixes; 1 Biographical Sketches; 2 India: Major Events in Institution Building, 1947-85; 3 Nigeria: Major Events in Institution Building, 1948-86; Index
Summary Shortly after World War II the United States began to export to developing countries the ''land-grant model"--Its system of applied agricultural science
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Subject Agriculture and state -- India.
Agriculture and state -- Nigeria.
Land grants -- Nigeria
Agriculture and state.
Land grants.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429694628