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

Ali Asadi1, Morteza Akbari1, Hossain Shabanali Fami1 and Amir Alambaigi1
  • 1 Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, College of Agricultural Economics and Development, the University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

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.

American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences
Volume 3 No. 2, 2008, 511-516

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajabssp.2008.511.516

Submitted On: 15 February 2008 Published On: 30 June 2008

How to Cite: Asadi, A., Akbari, M., Fami, H. S. & Alambaigi, A. (2008). Improvement Mechanisms of Wheat Consultant Engineers (WCEs) Project in Iran. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 3(2), 511-516. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajabssp.2008.511.516

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Keywords

  • Advisory services
  • wheat consultant engineers (WCEs) project
  • improvement mechanisms