Comparative Study of Sustainable and Non-sustainable Interventions in Technology Development and Transfer to the Women’s Vegetable Gardens in the Gambia

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標題Comparative Study of Sustainable and Non-sustainable Interventions in Technology Development and Transfer to the Women’s Vegetable Gardens in the Gambia
出版類型SSCI(Social Sciences Citation Index)
出版年度2008
AuthorsHuang, 黃文琪
開始頁59
頁數16
出版日期2009 / 2
其他編號0000
中文摘要

In the Gambia numerous projects have been implemented to boost vegetable production. A survey was conducted in Kanifing Municipality and Western Division of the Gambia to determine the level of technology development and transfer. The result shows that the total membership of the intervention sites is 726 and 1,115 growers in the non-intervention sites respectively. From the survey 92% of farmers considered variety improvement as a priority area for technology development. The result indicated that 45% of the respondents regard that 80% of technologies comes research and farmers and 90% of technology dissemination to farmers is through the public extension system, and 20% of respondents mentioned farmer groups. The aim of this study was therefore to examine acquisition, technology development, and transfer to farmers and to come with appropriate strategies of technology transfer in The Gambia in the areas of production and marketing of vegetables.

網址http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10961-008-9084-0
期刊名稱The Journal of Technology Transfer
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