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IJSTR >> Volume 1 - Issue 10, November 2012 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Assessment of The Livestock Extension Service In Ethiopia: The Case of Southern Region

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AUTHOR(S)

Getahun Degu

 

KEYWORDS

Index Terms- Livestock extension system, Livestock technological packages, dairy, fattening, poultry, beekeeping, adoption and impact, income and constraints.

 

ABSTRACT

Abstract :- This paper Provide primary information for the current livestock extension system in respect to livestock technological packages for dairy, fattening, poultry and beekeeping. The general objective is to assess the extent of adoption and its impact on farmers' income and identified constraints for potential solution who participated on the package program and non- participants. Hence, the income of participating farmers surpassed from the non-participants which enhance more farmers to participant in the livestock extension package. However, the problems reported by farmers should receive due consideration to ease adoption of improved livestock technologies to improve the income and livelihood of the farming community.

 

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