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The Social Ecology of Agripreneurship in Small Holding

ISBN : 9788193175187

Author(s) : S K Acharya, R Malakar

Year : 2015

Edition : 1

Cover Type : Paperback

Size : 9.5 x 6.5

Weight : 180 gr./110P

Publisher : NPI

Subject : Economics

Language : English

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Dr. Sankar Kumar Acharya

Designation : Professor and Former Head

Dept. of Agril. Extension,

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya(University of

Agriculture ) ( BCKV )

Former Director, Extension Education, BCKV

Profile of Experience:

Teaching, Research and Extension Experience: 26 years

Educational Experience:

o UG : B.Sc.(Ag)Hons. ( BCKV ) 1 st Class

o PG : M.Sc.(Agril. Extension) ( BCKV ) 1 st Class First

o Ph.D in Agril. Extension ( BCKV )

26 years of Teaching, Research and Extension Experience at

University Levels


Research Publication: 113 in National and International Journals.

Book Publication: 33 books authored / co-authored, covering topics

1. Participatory Extension Planning and Management

2. Value addition and quality management

3. Extension Strategy for Natural Resource Management

4. Horticulture Management with Quality Issues

5. Technology Socialization Process

6. Fish bio-diversity, Income and Livelihood

7. Enterprise Management and Entrepreneurship Building

8. Women’s participation in Panchayat

9. Gender Issues in Floriculture

10. Technology gap in Floriculture

11. Enterprise Synergy in Agriculture

12. Disaster Management

13. Tradition of Food Agriculture and Knowledge

14. Governance and Public Administration

15. Communication: Process and Application

16. Climate Change and Extension Strategy

17. Evolving Extension Science

18. Precision Farming

19. Social Psychology

20. Gender in Education

21. ICT in Changing Global Perspectives

22. Experimental Sociology

23. Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness.

24. Audio Visual Aids : The method and Preparation

25. Rural Sociology

26. Social Ecology of Transforming Tea Gardens (Lambert

Publishing, Germany )

27. Sustainable Livelihood

28. Quality Management in Agriculture

29. Technology Gap in Floriculture

30. Rural Sociology

31. Managing Audio-visual aids

32. Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness

33. Agricultural Sociology

Research areas of Publication:

 Community Forest Management and Role performance by

EDC and FPC

 Social forestry and community participation (paper

published in Indian Forester)

 Technology Diffusion and Socialization

 Primary Education :Dropout Problem

 Nutrition and Livelihood

 Fish Ecology and Community Indexing of Biodiversity

 Indigenous Knowledge and Wisdom Analysis

 Development Communication

 Diffusion Approach in Forestry and Animal Enterprise

 PRA, PLA, BME etc.

 Social Entropy

 Farm Energy Metabolism

 Gender Empowerment

 Development Communication

 Research Methodology

 Climate change impact and community perception

 Biodiversity indexing and community knowledge

 Technology socialization process

 Enterprise ecology and small farm decision

 Farm stewardship

Specialized Area of Advanced Research and Development:


 Social Entropy and Energy Metabolism

 Livelihood and Community Planning

 Natural Resource Management

 Rural Resource and Biodiversity

 Technology Transfer, Management and Socialization

 Modelling and Simulation

 PRA Tools and Validation

 ITD and ITW

 Project management and Participatory monitory and evaluations

 Research Methodology

 Successfully Supervised 7 Ph.D. Scholar

 7 Ph D programmes undergoing

 Guided 37 M Sc Theses

 Associated with Four Research Project

 NISAGENET, MACROMODE

Membership of Distinction

 Chancellor nominee on selection committee

 Member Agriculture Commission, Marketing and Extension Sub Committee, Govt. of West Bengal

 Expert member WWF projects in BTR (Buxa Tiger Reserve Project)

 Expert member, DFID project on Primary Education (DPEP)

 Member, Faculty council, BCKV

 Coordinator NSS, BCKV

 Nodal Officer, NISAGENET

 In charge, Cyber Extension, BCKV

 Delivered 77 lectures as resource persons in National level (Winter Schools, ICAR, UGC, MANAGE, HYDERABAD , CU, RBU, KU, CU, WBSU, WBUFAS, VU,IBRAD,IARI ) academic programmes and , Academic Coordinator, 8 Winter School.

 Best Paper (2) International and (4)National Conferences

 Visited Italy, France, Germany, China , Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

 Delivered Key note address : JNU, New-Delhi ( 3)

 Chaired Sessions in International conferences : 9

 Delivered keynote address in the International conference on Food Security, centre for Good Governance, Hyderabad

Chapter No.

Topic

       Chapter-1

Introduction

Objectives

Chapter-2

Theoretical Orientation and Concept

2.1

The operational definition of farmer:

2.2

The functional concept of farming System:

2.3

Definition of ecology:

2.4

Ecological Concepts:

2.5

Concept of enterprise:

2.6

Meaning of Entrepreneur:

2.7

Qualities of a successful entrepreneur:

2.8

Extension support for developing entrepreneurial capacity:

2.9

Entrepreneurship:

2.10

Entrepreneurship in India

2.11

Transformation from agriculture to entrepreneurship:

2.12

Entrepreneurship in agribusiness:

2.13

Benefits of entrepreneurship:

2.14

Entrepreneurship dynamics:

2.15

Farmers as entrepreneurs:

2.16

Agripreneurs :

2.17

Agri-preneurship:

2.18

Major reasons for promoting agri-preneurship in India:

2.19

Role of agri-preneurship in national economy:

2.20

Need of agri-preneurship development:

Chapter-3

Review of Literature

Chapter-4

Research Setting

Chapter-5

Research Methodology

Chapter-6

Results and Discussion

Chapter-7

Summary and Conclusion

Chapter-8

Future Scope of The Research

 

Bibliography

 

Annexure-I

 

Annexure-II


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