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Title: Proceedings of a workshop on farming systems research and extension in Sri Lanka : : September 17-20, 1986, Triton Hotel, Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
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Title: Proceedings of a workshop on farming systems research and extension in Sri Lanka : : September 17-20, 1986, Triton Hotel, Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
Physical Description: v, 231 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Sri Lanka. KrÌÆsÌĐikarma DepaÌ„rtameÌ„ntuva.; Diversified Agricultural Research Project.
Sri Lanka. Ministry of Agricultural Development and Research.
Sri Lanka. Division of Agricultural Economics and Projects.
Publisher: USAID Diversified Agricultural Research Project,
Publication Date: 1986?
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Farming   ( lcsh )
Agriculture   ( lcsh )
Farm life   ( lcsh )
Agricultural systems -- Sri Lanka
Agricultural extension work -- Sri Lanka
 Notes
General Note: "The organization and implementation of the workshop and the preparation of these Proceedings were the responsibility of the Diversified Agricultural Research Project. The project is funded under a loan/grant from the United States' Agency for International Development"--P. iv.
General Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Funding: Electronic resources created as part of a prototype UF Institutional Repository and Faculty Papers project by the University of Florida.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00053880
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: notis - ocm2418

Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Cover
    Title Page
        Title 1
        Title 2
    Table of Contents
        Page i
        Page ii
        Page iii
    Foreword
        Page iv
    Acknowledgement
        Page v
    Executive summary
        Page 1
        Page 2
        Page 3
    Introduction
        Page 3a
        Background to the workshop
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        Summary of working group recommendations
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        Themes emerging from the papers presented at the workshop
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    Working group recommendations (prepared by participants)
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        Concepts of FSR/E to be used in Sri Lanka
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        Constraints to the use of FSR/E approach in Sri Lanka
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        Consideration of farmers' and market needs and opportunities in the FSR/E approach to technology development
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        Provisions within the FSR/E approach for the acceptance and easy transfer of technology at the farm level
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        Recommendations for future institutional arrangements and training activities associated with FSR/E
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    Papers presented at the workshop
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        Concepts and method in farming systems research
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            Farming systems approach to research and extension: General concepts and methods, by R. A. Morris
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            The evolution of the farming systems program in Sri Lanka, by S. H. Upasena
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            Coordination and functioning of the cropping systems program in Sri Lanka, by M. Sikurajapathy
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        Farming systems research at the regional research centers
            Page 68a
            Farming system approach to research and extension in the low country wet zone of Sri Lanka, by G. A. Gunatilaka
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            Some background information for farming systems research in the mid-country wet zone of Sri Lanka, by M.H.J.P. Fernando
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            Farming systems approach to research and extension at Makandura regional research center: Concept and practical use, by B. S. Raphael, H. Somapala and H. Amarasena
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            Farming systems approach to research and extension activities in the eastern region with special emphasis on the Batticaloa District, by S. Kandasamy
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            Farming systems approach to research and extension in the northern region of Sri Lanka, by B. N. Emerson
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            Systems approach to research and extension in Sri Lanka: Conceptual and practical evolution. The Walagambahuwa and Katupota experience, by M. Sikurajapathy
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            Farming systems research activities at Angunakolapelessa regional research center, by J. Handawela
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            Some aspects of farming systems research in the Bandarawela region, by S. L. Amarasiri
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            Cropping systems activities and future research strategies of the regional research center at Girandurukotte and Aralaganwila, by S. H. Upasena
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        Some examples of farming systems research being undertaken at regional research centers in Sri Lanka
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            Some thoughts, some attempts, and some findings on the problems of small mid-country farmers using farming systems research/extension approach and methodology, by L. D. Dissanayake, A. Palamakumbura, K.P.U. de Silva and K.D.S.M. Joseph
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            An evaluation of farming (cropping) systems approach practised in the up country intermediate zone, by A. Abeysinghe
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            Cropping systems research in the rainfed rice lands of the northern region, by A. Senthinathan
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            Farming systems approach in identifying grain legume varieties for the dry and intermediate zones of Sri Lanka, by S.J.B.A. Jayasekera
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            Progress report on cropping systems research under irrigation in the Mahaweli development project in Sri Lanka, by S. N. Jayawardena
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            Upland rainfed farming on a continuous basis: An alternative to shifting cultivation, by J. Handawela
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    Annexes
        Page 190a
        List of participants and working group composition
            Page 190b
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        Results of evaluation questionnaire
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        Purposes, procedures and programme for the workshop
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        Guidelines for papers
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        Guidelines for working groups
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