Change in knowledge systems and extension services: Role of the new actors

This workshop was convened by: Artur Cristovao (Portugal), Michael Kügler (Germany) and Anne Mette Sorensen-Langvad (Denmark).

A. Cristovao, A.M. Sorensen-Langvad and M. Kügler. Change in knowledge systems and extension services: Role of new actors, pp. 783-786.

Paper presentations

G. Alexopoulos, A. Koutsouris, and E. Tsouramani. The financing and orientation of extension services in Greece: A case study concerning rural youth, pp. 787-796.

A. Cristóvao, P. Ferrao, R. Madeira, M.L. Tibério, M.J. Rainho and M.S. Teixeira. Circles and communities, sharing practices and learning: Looking at old and new extension education approaches, pp. 797-807.

L. Klerkx and C. Leeuwis. Operationalizing demand-driven agricultural research: Institutional influences in a public and private system of research planning in The Netherlands, pp. 809-820.

E. Wielinga and M. Vrolijk. Language and tools for networkers, pp. 821-831.

P. Labarthe and I.M. Moumouni. Privatization of extension and collective procedures for the production of knowledge. Lessons from a comparison between South and North, pp. 833-843.

B. Vermeire, X. Gellynck, H. de Steur and J. Viaene. The role of social capital assets in reconciling endogenous and exogenous drives of rural renewal, pp. 845-856.

S. Dimter, A. Knierim and U.J. Nage. Farmer's use of Brandenburg's privatised extension, pp. 857-865.

E. Faburoso and K. Adebayo. 'That extension will not go into extinction': Experts' opinion on the public extension service in Nigeria, pp. 867-873.

C. Compagnone, S. Petit and B. Léremy. A new role of mediator for extension services: A challenge for the Chambers of Agriculture in France, pp. 875-882.

K. Knickel, G. Brunori, S. Rand and J. Proost. Towards a better conceptual fraemwork for innovation processes in agriculture and rural development: From linear models to systemic approaches, pp. 883-893.

R. Nettle and M. Paine. Water wars and farming systems: Implications for advisory practice and policy making, pp. 893-904.

D. Christensen and N. Sriskandarajah. A social learning perspective on the practice, rationale and condition of agricultural extension in Denmark with a rural development focus, pp. 905-914.

J. Schockemöhle. Farmers and consumers - Establishing close relationships. Results of the international research project ALICERA, pp. 915-921.


Poster presentations

C. Delhoume. Dairy stockbreeders facing changes. Which contribution of professional organizations?, pp. 923-924.

D. de Jong, F. Caron-Flinterman, A. Visser, G. Migchels and O. van Eijk. Transition towards multifunctional agriculture in The Netherlands through an innovation network of rural entrepreneurs, pp. 927-929.

C. Kabore, R. Nettle, and M. Paine. Multidisciplinary knowledge partnerships and research teams for dairy innovation: Experiences in the Future Dairy project (Australia), pp. 931-933.

K. Mar Cho and J. Nettleton. Role of cooperative extension in sustainable agricultural marketing in New York: From farm to table, pp. 935-936.

F. Giarè and M. Caggiano. The implementation of a participatory approach in the interregional project of agricultural extension service in Italy, pp. 937-939.

R. van Gelder, A. van Gelder and G. Gunther. A partnership between formal education and rural industry to introduce modern farming systems in Kyrgyzstan, pp. 941-942.

J.-P. Choisis, J. Vayssières and P. Lecomte. Research & Development initiatives designed to promote interactions between researchers and stakeholders, pp. 943-945.

G. Maréchal and P. Aubree. Territorial extension systems for new farmers: The Terriam project, pp. 947-948.

K. von der Heiden and M. Slavik. Learning aspects from the Czech Republic and German Federal State of Brandenburg towards innovative extension education in Knowledge Systems, pp. 949-951.