publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Agricultural knowledge and information system on tea farming in Vietnam : implications for strengthening the extension service

Kieu Thi Thu, Huong;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
Tea plays an important role in improving income and generating employment in the northern uplands of Vietnam. However, the tea sector is reportedly performing below its potential: low yields and productivity, and low product quality. Among the major problems affecting tea production is the limited access of tea producers to information both in production and marketing; low level of connections between actors in agricultural extension, researchers and the farmers themselves. This research tries to analyze the situation by using the Agricultural Knowledge and Information (AKIS) perspective to understand the knowledge system of the tea sector. The Parasuraman Model...
Subjects
free text keywords: Agriculture, ddc:630
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