INNOVATING ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION IN CHINA

Qijie Gao

Abstract


The organizations of agricultural extension in China have been gradually diversified over 30 years’ reform and adjustment. Currently, the dominant agricultural extension organizations can be categorized into 5 types: government-run organizations, education-oriented organizations, research-oriented organizations, enterprise-run organizations and self-service organizations. This paper comprehensively examines the organizational systems of agricultural extension in China. Suggestions on how to optimize the internal organizational structures, how to encourage the interaction and coordination among different types of organizations, and how to coordinate the relationships between organizations and external environment, etc. are proposed.


Keywords


Agricultural extension, organizational management, internal structure, external environment.

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International Journal of Agricultural Extension

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