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close this bookLocally Generated Printed Materials in Agriculture: Experience from Uganda and Ghana - Education research paper No. 31 (DFID, 1999, 132 p.)
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close this folder1. Executive summary
View the document1.1 Background
View the document1.2 Results
View the document1.3 Conclusions
View the document1.4 Recommendations
close this folder2. Background to research
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View the document2.1 Origin of research
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close this folder3. Theoretical issues concerning information flow among grassroots farmers
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View the document3.1 Policies influencing the provision of information services for farmers
View the document3.2 Farmer access to information provision
View the document3.3 Farmer-to-farmer sharing of information
View the document3.4 Definition of locally generated materials
View the document3.5 Summary: Knowledge is power
close this folder4. Methodology
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View the document4.1 Research questions
View the document4.2 Factors influencing the choice of methodologies used
View the document4.3 Phase I: Postal survey
View the document4.4 Phase II: In-depth research with farmer groups
View the document4.5 Research techniques for in-depth research
View the document4.6 Phase III: Regional overview of organisations sharing agricultural information
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close this folder5. Phase I: The findings of the postal survey
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View the document5.1 Analysis of survey respondents
View the document5.2 Formation and aims of groups
View the document5.3 Socio-economic status of target communities
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close this folder6. Phase II: Information provision within farmer associations in Uganda and Ghana
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View the document6.1 Background to socio-economic situation in Uganda
View the document6.2 Background to socio-economic situation in Ghana
View the document6.3 Background information relating to farmer groups
View the document6.4 Factors influencing the functioning of farmer groups
View the document6.5 Access to communication media
View the document6.6 Composition of group membership
View the document6.7 Access to agricultural information
View the document6.8 Flow of information
View the document6.9 Summary of information provision
close this folder7. The provision of printed agricultural information materials
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View the document7.1 Phase I: Production of printed information by postal survey respondents
View the document7.2 Findings of Phase III: Regional overview of organisations sharing agricultural information in Uganda and Ghana
View the document7.3 Phase II: Impact of printed information within RPAs
close this folder8. Conclusions
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View the document8.1 Potential of Rural People's Associations
View the document8.2 Role of animators
View the document8.3 Indicators of empowerment with regard to information access among farmer groups
View the document8.4 Factors influencing information flow and empowerment
View the document8.5 Potential for locally generated agricultural materials and their role in empowerment
close this folder9. Implications of the research
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View the document9.1 Awareness raising within donor agencies
View the document9.2 Value of newsletters as source materials for producer groups
View the document9.3 Value of Internet access for producer groups
View the document9.4 Increase awareness among producer groups
View the document9.5 Support of creative individuals
View the document9.6 Coordination of regional committees
View the document9.7 Training workshops
View the document9.8 Effective distribution of locally generated materials
View the document9.9 Sustainability
View the document9.10 Post-literacy materials
View the document9.11 Potential of farmer groups
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close this folderAppendices
View the documentAppendix A - Sample pages of Footsteps
View the documentAppendix B - Samples of materials in local languages adapted from Footsteps
View the documentAppendix C - Distribution of postal survey respondents
View the documentAppendix D - Languages used for sharing information by postal survey respondents
View the documentAppendix E - Exercises examining design preferences among members of farmer groups
View the documentAppendix F - Sample pages used in design and layout exercises
View the documentAppendix G - Map of Uganda, showing districts and areas visited
View the documentAppendix H - Map of Ghana, showing regions and areas visited
View the documentAppendix I - RPAs and GDOs visited in Uganda and Ghana
View the documentAppendix J - List of organisations contacted that share agricultural information in Uganda
View the documentAppendix K - List of organisations contacted that share agricultural information in Ghana
View the documentAppendix L - Samples of newsletters and locally generated materials