The need to increase world agricultural productivity is great, as food production in manycountries cannot keep pace with the rapid growth of population (Nigel, 1989). Agriculturalextension is among the major players facilitating the increase in agricultural production in theworld. Many extension approaches have emerged and are being utilized in various parts ofthe world (Seevers et al., 1997; van Veldhuizen et al., 1997; Bagchee, 1994).However, some of these extension systems, such as Training and Visit (T & V), Transfer ofTechnology (TOT), Ministry and Commodity-based systems have been accused of beingunsustainable, ineffective, and inefficient in meeting farmers’ demands. Recently, farmer-ledextension approaches have come to be considered as appropriate for farmers’ needs(Farrington et al., 1997).

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