Browse by Subject "Uganda"
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(2013-06-28)In traditional agricultural extension, a small number of heavily trained extension officers attempt to cover a large number of farmers, limiting the opportunities for each farmer to receive new agricultural knowledge. The ...
(2013-06-28)Program theories often lay out causal mechanisms for how their activities are thought to achieve proposed goals. Sometimes, though, program theories seem to assume that each step in the causal chain proceeds automatically ...
(IGI Global, 2015-08-18)This chapter explores preservation and disaster issues in Singapore and Uganda from the point of view of the author’s volunteer experiences in the summer of 2012. This is a snapshot of how two very different institutions, ...
Emerging Library and Research Services for Legislatures in Africa: The Case of the Parliament of Uganda (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)When a parliament establishes a library and research service or enhances the capacity and scope of an existing service, there is much to be learned from the experience of international counterparts and partnerships with ...
How do CKWs respond to performance – based incentives? The case of Ugandan Community Knowledge Workers (2015-07-16)This paper analyses the response of agricultural extension workers to incentives generated by a Grameen Foundation-sponsored extension program. The effectiveness of extension services in agricultural development has been ...
(2012-09-18)This dissertation takes the case study of Kibale National Park in Uganda and analyzes different actors’ moral negotiations to understand how well-intended improvement schemes in the fields of conservation and development ...
Practical Challenges and Strategies for Randomised Control Trials in Agricultural Extension and Other Development Programmes (Routledge, 2014)Randomised control trials (RCTs) can yield information about the effectiveness of agricultural extension and other development programmes, facilitating cost–benefit analyses and policy decisions under resource constraints. ...
Successful resource sharing in academic and research libraries in Illinois: lessons for developing countries (2010-04-29)With diminishing finances, it is rarely possible for a library or information center to have enough resources to fulfill the needs of its clients. Libraries working under effective collaborative initiatives in developed ...