Tag Archives: agriculture

Trust Relationships in Agricultural Extension

I spent the morning yesterday harvesting rice with some farmers in Kpandai. As I was cutting rice stalks with a kitchen knife in one hand and collecting bundles in the other, I was interested in learning how the farmers I … Continue reading

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The ‘Last Mile’ in Agricultural Development

Today is World Food Day. This year’s theme on food price volatility is an important one – more than 70 million people have fallen into extreme poverty over the last year due to rising food costs. Volatility in food prices … Continue reading

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It’s all about the implementation

Why is it that after decades of assistance to places in the developing world, amounting to trillions of dollars spent and untold man-hours across countless projects, that there’s still so much work that needs to be done? There’s no simple … Continue reading

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Understanding Technology Adoption

Or – What I’m trying to do at the moment It’s been a busy few weeks since my last post.  I went to Navrongo and Bolga in the Upper East Region of Ghana, first to shadow another volunteer on my … Continue reading

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