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Agriculture Development
The organisation conducted in Gaya district of state. AGRICULTURAL extension services is being reoriented to provide more demand based and sustainable services, taking account of the diversity, perceptions, knowledge, and resources of farmers, Participatory extension in empowering, interactive and action oriented processes, aiming to increase peoples capacity, both farmers, including women and marginalized farmers, as well as extension workers and marginalized farmers, as well as extension workers and their managers. It is a bottom up approach, which requires openness and cleanliness of government agencies. Being a holistic process, the institutionalization of participatory extension should involve all stakeholders related to agriculture extension and rural development. participatory extension can play an important role in improving rural livelihoods and strengthening bottom up planning systems. It also can contribute to improve performance and to increase By making extension more demand driven and more accountable to farmers, participatory approaches can help to ensure that services are relevant and responsive to local conditions and meet the real needs to users. When programmes benefit from farmers' traditional knowledge as well as modern research, the risk of serious mistakes is greatly reduced. The opportunities for promoting technologies to improve farmer incomes are expanded through participatory, farmer-centered approaches to extension, which encourage a holistic perspective, shifting the focus of attention from simple production to the whole farm system. Farmer participation is essential, which requires farmers to invest effort and resources in techniques that are knowledge intensive.
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