Agricultural Research & Extension Network (AgREN) Papers

Research reports and studies

ODI's Agricultural Research and Extension Network (AgREN) was established in the mid-1980s to link policy-makers, practitioners and researchers in the agriculture sector of developing countries. AgREN was founded on a strong belief in the importance of information exchange and learning from both positive and negative experience. It aims to provide its members with up-to-date information and the opportunity to maintain a dialogue with others who have similar professional interests.

AgREN Newsletter No. 49

Newsletters | January 2004

With much attention focused on the importance of non-agricultural sources of income for rural households, we need a better understanding of how diverse income strategies affect the organisation of agricultural development efforts.


AgREN Newsletter No. 48

Newsletters | June 2003

Discusses a number of experiments in various types of privatised extension are underway, but much more experience is needed before we can make judgements about performance.