Introduction To Natural Resources Management Extension System (Nrmes); Rethinking In Extension Systems For 21st Century

  • A Rezaei
  • H Hassanshahi
  • A Alambeigi
Keywords: Natural Resources Management Extension System (NRMES),


The challenges to agricultural extension in the early 21 st century derive, on the one hand from challenges that farmers and agriculture face in view point of their ever - changing social and natural environment and the other hand, to address combination of the growing world\'s population, economic growth and limited natural resources, especially in many developing nations, is creating serious longterm sustainability problems for the world\'s natural resources. Growing food demands, soil nutrient depletion is occurring in many tropical and subtropical countries, and land degradation and desertification continues to progress in many other countries. In most countries there is an urgent need for public extension and advisory organizations to allocate more resources and effort to educating farmers how to use sustainable natural resource management practices. The purpose of the paper is to present of New Extension System for access to Natural Resources Management (NRM) goals that we called ; NRM Extension System (NRMES).

Keywords: Natural Resources Management Extension System (NRMES), Rethinking, Extension systems

Global Approaches to Extension Practice Vol. 4 (1) 2008: pp. 93-103

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