Philosophy of adult education and the implication for agricultural extension service

  • TJ Odeyemi


Adult Education and Agricultural extension play complementary roles. This is why Adult education is a prerequisite for agricultural extension. The paper highlights the relationhip between adult education and extension using the philosophy as a fulcrum between both. The paper further reiterated the need for sound methods, resources and approaches which the extension agent who is a major stakeholder in extension work would have to put in place when he is introducing an innovation. It also includes, the covert or overt expressions he needs to exhibit to facilitate learning and acceptance as expressed in the level of adoption of innovation, through which a better standard of living and true development can be achieved for the people.

(J Agric & Soc Res:2003 3(2): 55-63)

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