Analysis of Farmers' Needs for Forestry Information and Technology in Yunnan's Hot Zone: Based on Empirical Survey in

Lack of public forestry information and techniques has restricted the development of forestry management and the income increase of rural farmers in hot region of Yunnan province. Therefore it is necessary to provide the forestry information and techniques to rural areas so as to compensate for the defects of the information gap between urban and rural areas. Based on the survey about farmer demand for information and technique in Menglian County, the paper analyzed the supply methods and demand characteristics of forestry information and techniques. The results showed that the farmers had very strong demands for forestry information and techniques with diversified trend. But the farmers got the information with backward method and single service supply approach, and it lacked effective expression mechanism for their demands.


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Issue Date:
2015-02
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/202105
Published in:
Volume 07, Issue 02
Asian Agricultural Research
Page range:
53-61
Total Pages:
4




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