Featured 2016 publications: Synthesis publications on rural advisory services

Journal Articles

Davis, Kristin E. 2016. How will extension contribute to the sustainable development goals? A global strategy and operational plan. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education 23(1): 7 - 13. https://www.aiaee.org/index.php/vol-23-1-spring-16/1645-how-will-extension-contribute-to-the-sustainable-development-goals-a-global-strategy-and-operational-plan

Discussion and Working Papers

Davis, Kristin; Franzel, Steven; Spielman, David J. 2016. Extension Options for Better Livelihoods and Poverty Reduction: A Selected Review 2012–2015. MSU International Development Working Paper 143, June 2016. http://fsg.afre.msu.edu/papers/idwp143.pdf

Faure, Guy; Davis, Kristin E.; Ragasa, Catherine; Franzel, Steven; and Babu, Suresh Chandra. 2016. Framework to assess performance and impact of pluralistic agricultural extension systems: The best-fit framework revisited. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1567. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/130842

Ragasa, Catherine; Mazunda, John; and Kadzandira, John. 2016. The impact of agricultural extension services in the context of a heavily subsidized input system: The case of Malawi. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1498. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/130088

Ragasa, Catherine; Ulimwengu, John M.; Randriamamonjy, Josée; and Badibanga, Thaddee. 2016. Factors affecting performance of agricultural extension: Evidence from Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension 22(2): 113 - 143. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1389224X.2015.1026363

Contributions to Reports

Africa Agriculture Status Report 2016. Progress towards Agricultural Transformation in Africa. AGRA. (contribution to Chapter 9 “The Roles of Agricultural Research Systems, Advisory Services and Capacity Development and Knowledge Transfer”)