Topic Eight: Gender Issues in Agriculture Extension

In the previous topic we discussed the growing role of extension in organizing and empowering farmers. Cooperatives are increasing and diversifying their activities and now play an important role in improving livelihoods of the rural community. Their contribution to the national economies is also improving. They are becoming key actors in innovation systems. In the current topic we shall discuss the Gender dimension of agricultural extension services.

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