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Adapting to new challenges: extension theory and practice for the 21st century

  title={Adapting to new challenges: extension theory and practice for the 21st century},
  author={Chris Garforth},
Twenty first century challenges facing agriculture include climate change, threats to food security for a growing population and downward economic pressures on rural livelihoods. Addressing these challenges will require innovation in extension theory, policy and education, at a time when the dominance of the state in the provision of knowledge and information services to farmers and rural entrepreneurs continues to decline. This paper suggests that extension theory is catching up with and… 
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