Success Factors in Private Agricultural Extension

This post was written by Juliet Macdowell, Marketing Director at SCOPEinsight, and Margaret Anderson, Director of Programs at CNFA, and was originally published on Agrilinks on September 9, 2019.

In the 1970s up until recently, most developing countries had agricultural sectors with extensive public oversight; this state control often extended into regulating the supply of physical inputs, extending credit, conducting research, and providing extension services. In the past decade, however, there has been a growing interest in, and a movement towards, more pluralistic approaches to providing services and oversight to the agricultural sector. Read more