Awareness of farmers about social forestry programme - an analysis

Swathi Lekshmi, P S and Annamalai, R (2010) Awareness of farmers about social forestry programme - an analysis. Indian Research Journal of Extension Education, 10 (2). pp. 85-88.


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A study was conducted to assess the awareness level of farmers on various components of Social forestry Programme, implemented by the Social Forestry Department in Ke rala State, India. It could be inferred/rom the study that the awareness level on /arm/oreslry lVas very high. On the other hand the awareness level on coastal area plantations and fodder plantations was relatively lesser. Variables such as education, material possession, media participation, contact with extension agency and economic motivation had a positive relationship with the awarelIess level of marginal farmers whereas variables like age, occupation, social participation and risk orientation had a negative influence on awareness. It was also observed that exceptfor education and risk orientation, all the other variables had a positive relationship with the awareness level of small farmers.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Socialforestry; Media participation; Economic motivation; Social participation; Risk orientation
Subjects: Socio Economic and Extension
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2011 09:19
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:42

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