American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Improvement Mechanisms of Wheat Consultant Engineers (WCEs) Project in Iran

Ali Asadi, Morteza Akbari, Hossain Shabanali Fami and Amir Alambaigi

DOI : 10.3844/ajabssp.2008.511.516

American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 2

Pages 511-516

Abstract

This article describes improvement mechanisms of Wheat Consultant Engineers (WCEs) project or Wheat Advisory Services (WAS) In Iran. A survey study was applied as a methodology of research work. Data were collected using structured questionnaires that addressed to evaluating extension expert and WCEs responses regarding to WCEs project improvement mechanisms. The result shown that the project was faced with many challenges such as land structure, logistic, coordination, strategic and etc. that policymakers and extension providers should be solving them until wheat consultant engineers can more better providing farmer information needs. The improvement mechanisms that would have been solved these challenges involved; Logistic, Communication, Performance, Project development and Communication mechanism improvements from view point wheat consultant engineers, also mechanism improvements such as Motivation, Selection, Participation, Logistic and Performance from view point extension experts has been selected.

Copyright

© 2008 Ali Asadi, Morteza Akbari, Hossain Shabanali Fami and Amir Alambaigi. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.