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Agricultural Extension Policy in Malawi: Past Experiences and Future Directions

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Abstract

The Malawi Government’s Statement of Development Policies for the period 1987–96 makes the following assertion on smallholder agricultural extension in the country.

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Smallholder Farmer Agricultural Extension Field Staff Field Assistant Extension Officer 
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