1. An Assessment of Farmers` Awareness on Extension Services in Nigeria: The Case of Farming Households in Kano State

Hassan Ibrahim; Zhou Jing; Li Min

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, Pages 115-119

Abstract
  This research was based on primary data collected through well designed and pre-tested questionnaire, to determine awareness of farmers on extension methods used by ADP in Kano state of Nigeria. Multistage sampling technique was used, in which three local governments were randomly selected. Secondly, ...  Read More

2. Effects of Tourism on Rural Development in Iran (Case Study: Myshkhas Rural in Ilam)

Shima Malekshahi; Roya Eshraghi Samani; Alireza Poursaeed

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, Pages 121-125

Abstract
  The rural tourism as the most popular forms of tourism can be regarded as a policy to reduce the problems of rural areas. Rural tourism, is a risk factor for the development of rural areas, including most the effects of its population stable, solve unemployment, reduced migration and more. This study ...  Read More

3. Willingness and Capacity to Pay for Extension Services by Poultry Farmers in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Hussaini Yusuf Ibrahim; Gloria Okoi Dennis; Ernest Ogezi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, Pages 126-131

Abstract
  The study determined the willingness and capacity of poultry farmers to pay for extension services in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. At this research used a sample size of 120 poultry farmers. Simple descriptive statistics, Kuppuswamy scale and Logit regression model were used data analysis. The results showed ...  Read More

4. Assessment of Awareness and Adaptation to Climate Change among Rainfed Farmers in Um Alqora Locality, Gezira State, Sudan

Ahmed M. Abdel Rahman; Mohamed E. Hamid

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, Pages 133-138

Abstract
  Climate change represents the major challenge to Sudan agricultural production, economics and food security. Changes in temperature, rainfalls, water availability, increased outbreak of pest and diseases, land degradation, soil erosion, shrinking of grazing and cultivate areas, ongoing desertification ...  Read More

5. An Assessment of Internet Uses, Practices, and Barriers for Professional Development by Agricultural Teachers in Kermanshah Province, Iran

Behrooz Rasekhi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, Pages 139-145

Abstract
  Internet has been perhaps the most outstanding innovation in the field of communication in the history of mankind. The main purpose of this study was to explore the role of Internet in the professional development of teachers working in agricultural schools in Kermanshah Province (N=35). Census survey ...  Read More

6. Exploring the Roles of Agricultural Extension in Promoting Food Security in Kwazulu-Natal Province, South Africa

Abdu-Raheem Kamal Adekunle

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, Pages 147-158

Abstract
  Household food security remains a challenge in South Africa. The national government instituted the Integrated Food Security Strategy (IFSS) programme which identifies household agricultural production as an important element of improving household-level food security. Agricultural extension is well ...  Read More

7. The Relationship between Achievement Motivation and Job Efficiency of Agricultural Faculty Staff, Islamic Azad University, Shoushtar Branch

Masoud Ahmadinejad; Mahmoud Yaghoubidoost

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, Pages 159-162

Abstract
  Te purpose of research was identifying the relationship between achievement motivation and efficiency of agricultural faculty staff, Islamic Azad University Shoushtar Branch. The method of research was a descriptive-correlative. The sample size was agricultural faculty staff (n=45). A five-point Likert-type ...  Read More

8. Mobile Learning for Transforming Education and Improving Learning Outcomes on Agriculture in India

Aditya .; Singh S. R

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, Pages 163-171

Abstract
  The teledensity in India is estimated at 74.50 per cent (January, 2014) with an increase in subscriber base each day. No other revolution in the mankind has transformed the communication scenario to the extent as done by the mobile technologies. India has the fastest growing telecom network in the world ...  Read More