A critical review of the outreach research program in technology evaluation, adaptation, and dissemination for rice farmers in Nepal

@inproceedings{Gurung1999ACR,
  title={A critical review of the outreach research program in technology evaluation, adaptation, and dissemination for rice farmers in Nepal},
  author={Hum Bahadur Gurung and K. B. Kadayat and Rabindra Prasad Sah and Avinash K Vaidya},
  year={1999}
}
Rice research in Nepal started in 1951, although a systematic coordinated national research program was initiated only in 1972. Outreach research (OR) started in the mid-1950s when japonica varieties were evaluated in farmers’ fields. A formal outreach OR program started with the inception of coordinated commodity programs in 1972 and a more systematic approach developed by the Integrated Cereals Project in 1977 when the Central Agronomy Division conducted on-farm research in six field research… CONTINUE READING

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