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Rural lifestyle and landscape change : emerging challenges for extension : a national forum

  • Year: 2007
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published Location: Barton, ACT
  • ISBN: 1741514940
  • Country: Australia

A national forum, convened by the Department of Primary Industries Victoria, was held at Rutherglen on 20-21 July 2005. The purpose of the forum was to capture new knowledge and explore engagement strategies and capacity-building opportunities for the small lifestyle farm sector. The papers from the forum included here are: Engaging small lifestyle farmers in natural resource management, by Carole Hollier, Michael Reid and Kirsty Fenton; Changing farm landscapes of rural Victoria, by Neil Barr; Changing the way government works: implications for service delivery, by Stephen Petris and Michael Gooey; Exploring extension models: what works and why? by Jeff Coutts; Aligning the social principles for extension to changing rural communities, by Frank Vanclay; Research and planning initiatives of direct and peripheral interests, by Darryl Low Choy; Social impact assessment: useful for rural communities, by Frank Vanclay; Small landholder extension delivery in practice: Western Australian approach, by Neil Guise, Megan Narducci and Nancye Gannaway.

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