Agricultural Extension Practices

Course Duration: 
2 Weeks
Agriculture, Resources & Environment
Tuition Fee: 
2 500.00 USD
24 - 29 July 2015

​This course ​description ​is indicative, and only for reference ​purposes. The course is not scheduled unless advertised in our calendar. If you are interested in this course​,​ or require a customized course​ that is similar to this​, please note that ​fees start from USD ​25,000 for a two-week course. This fee is for a customized course for ten or fewer participants. For additional participants, the fee is USD 2500 ​per participant.

​For these fees, the client may customize the course to the precise needs ​of the client's organization. Scheduling will be in consultation with the client.

Participants:  Agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials and policy makers.

Course Brief: The program provides opportunity for participants to visit, observe and make critical analysis on the effectiveness, success and shortcoming of the methods being used by the Thai government agencies and multi-national private agro-industry companies in transferring the technologies to farmers.

Participants visit leading farms to observe and discuss with farmers their farming practices and management; meet extension officers and farmers to discuss approaches used by Thai government agencies; visit and observe technology transfer centers and new extension approaches; learn strategic approaches used by multi-national agro-industry companies in transferring advanced production technology to farmers; and meet international participants and local counterparts to discuss and share experiences from their respective countries.