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Appendix 2: Key References

Strategy and policy documents:

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2000) Partnership 2000.

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2004) Strategy for Danish Support to Indigenous Peoples.

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2004) Gender Equality in Danish Development Cooperation.

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2010) Freedom from Poverty – Freedom to Change.

Government of Bangladesh (1999) Revised Extension Approach.

Government of Bangladesh (1999) National Agricultural Policy.

Government of Bangladesh (1992) National Livestock Development Policy.

Government of Bangladesh (1998) National Fisheries Policy.

Government of Bangladesh (1996) New Agricultural Extension Policy.

Government of Bangladesh (2011) Bangladesh Country Investment Plan (CIP) – A road map towards investment in agriculture, nutrition and food security.

Government of Bangladesh (2010) Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-II.

ASPS II-related documents:

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Government of Bangladesh (2006) ASPS Phase II 2006-2011, Bangladesh, Programme Document.

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Government of Bangladesh (2006) ASPS Phase II 2006-2011, Bangladesh, Agriculture Extension Component.

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Government of Bangladesh (2006) ASPS Phase II 2006-2011, Bangladesh, Regional Fisheries and Livestock Development Component.

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Government of Bangladesh (2010) Joint Sector Review, ASPS II Bangladesh. Review Aide Memoire, March 2009.

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2010) and Government of Bangladesh Joint Technical Review, ASPS II Bangladesh. Final Report, March 2010.

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Government of Bangladesh (2010) ASPS II, Agriculture Extension Component, Annual Progress Report No. 7, July 2009-June 2010 and Work Plan and Budget July 2010-June 2011. Prepared by AEC and DAE. September 2010.

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Government of Bangladesh (2010) ASPS II, Regional Fisheries and Livestock Development Component (Barisal and Noakhali), Progress Report No. 8 (January-December 2010) and Work Plan Financial Year 2011 (January-December 2011). Prepared by RFLDC-Barisal and RFLDC-Noakhali. January 2011.

AEC (2011) Farmer Field Schools in the Agricultural Extension Component, 2006-2012. Integrated Crop Management, Learning by Doing, Learning by Experience. April 2011.

RFLDC (2010) Guideline on the Process of Development and Implementation of Farmer Field School (FFS) under RFLDC Noakhali. February 2010.

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2009) Impact Evaluation of Aquaculture Interventions in Bangladesh. Prepared by Orbicon A/S. December 2008.

Royal Danish Embassy, Bangladesh (2009) Climate Change Screening of ASPS II, Bangladesh. Prepared by Orbicon A/S. February 2009.

M&E Units, AEC and RFLDC (2006-11) Various internal monitoring and evaluation reports. Prepared by AEC, RFLDC-Barisal and RFLDC-Noakhali.

Other documents:

Anon. (2004) Summary Proceedings of the Garbsen III Workshop on ’Impact Assessment of FFS’. Garbsen, Germany, July 21-23, 2004.

Asian Development Bank (2010) Country Gender Assessment Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (2010) Bangladesh Household Income and Expenditure Survey.

Bartlett, A. (2002) Impact Study of FFS Activities within SABGE-DFID Project. Field Alliance.

Bartlett, A. (2004) Entry points for empowerment. A report prepared for CARE Bangladesh.

Bartlett, A. (2005a) Farmer Field Schools to promote Integrated Pest Management in Asia: the FAO Experience. Case study presented to the ’Workshop on Scaling-Up Case Studies in Agriculture’, IRRI, 16-18 August 2005, Bangkok.

Bartlett, A. (2005b) Consolidating Extension in the Lao PDR. NAFAS-LEAP.

Beban, A. (2008) Organic Agriculture: An Empowering Development Strategy for Small-Scale Farmers. A Cambodian Case Study. MPhil thesis, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Braun, A. and D. Duveskog (2008), The Farmer Field School Approach – History, Global Assessment and Success Stories. Background Paper for the IFAD Rural Poverty Report 2010.

Braun, A. et al. (2006) Global Survey and Review of Farmer Field School Experiences. Report prepared for the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Final Report, 12 June 2006.

Braun, A.R., J.R. Okoth, H. Khaamala and G.S. Khisa (2007) Building FFS networks in East Africa. LEISA Magazine 23.1. March 2007.

Castillo, G.T. (2003) FFS issues on institutionalization, scaling up, monitoring and evaluation, and policy Development. In CIP-UPWARD. Farmer Field Schools: Emerging Issues and Challenges, p 82-87.

CIP-UPWARD (2003 a) FFS: from IPM to Platforms for Learning and Empowerment. Report from an international learning workshop. International Potato Center – Users' Perspectives With Agricultural Research and Development, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. 87 pages. ISBN 971-614-023-1.

CIP-UPWARD (2003 b) Farmer Field Schools: Emerging Issues and Challenges. International Potato Center – Users' Perspectives with Agricultural Research and Development, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. 434 pages. ISBN 971-614-026-6.

Davis, K. et al. (2010) Impact of farmer field schools on agricultural productivity and poverty in East Africa. IFPRI Discussion Paper 00992.

Dilts, R. (2001) From FFS to community IPM: Scaling up the movement. LEISA Magazine, October 2001. pp 18-21.

Duveskog, D. (2010) East Africa: Development of local solutions and community empowerment through FFS. http://www.impactalliance.org/ev_en.php?ID=49471_201&ID2=DO_TOPIC.

FAO (2010) Food Safety Manual for FFS. A training reference guide on food safety in global FFS programmes.

FAO Global IPM Facility (2008) Guidance Document. Introduction to the “Double Delta” Approach. IPM Impact Assessment Series.

FAO (2000a) Gender and IPM in Nepal.

FAO (2000b) Report of the Evaluation Mission of IPM Projects in Bangladesh. FAO IPM (BGD/95/003).

FAO (2004a) The FAO Inter-country programme for the development and application of IPM in Vegetable growing in South and Southeast Asia. Workshop on IPM and Marketing. Country briefs of Cambodia, Nepal, Philippines.

FAO (2004b) Final Review Report. FAO/EU IPM Programme for Cotton in Asia. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok.

FAO (2008) Evaluation of the FAO cooperation with India: Promoting livelihoods improvements in dryland farming in the Deccan Plateau. (AMEF – GCP/IND/174/NET) Evaluation Report.

FAO (2009) The FAO Inter-country programme for the development and application of IPM in Vegetable growing in south and southeast Asia. Project Findings and Recommendations.

FAO/KARI/ILRI (2003) Farmer Field Schools: the Kenyan Experience. Report of the FFS stakeholders’ forum held on 27th March 2003, Nairobi.

Fleischer, G., F. Jungbluth, H. Waibel and J.C. Zadoks (1999) A Field Practitioner’s Guide to Economic Evaluation of IPM. University of Hannover. Pesticide Policy Project Publication Series No. 9 September 1999.

Fleisher, G. , H. Waibel and G. Walter-Echols (2001) Costs of transforming Public Extension Services towards participatory Approaches. Paper presented to the CIMMYT Impacts Assessment Conference, 4-7 February 2002, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Gallagher, K., A. Braun and D. Duveskog (2006) Demystifying FFS Concepts. Paper prepared in response to JIAEE paper by K. Davis. 6 pp.

Groeneweg K., B. Minjauw, G. Buyuand, K.R. Sones (2004) Guidelines for participatory monitoring and evaluation of Farmer Field Schools.

International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) (no date) Summary of Country Report Cambodia. 26th APPPC.

Jiggins, J. (2003) New Approaches to Evaluation. In: CIP-UPWARD: FFS Emerging Issues pp. 49-68.

Khandker et al (2010) Handbook on Impact Evaluation: Quantitative Methods and Practices. World Bank, Washington DC.

Luther, G.C., et al. (2005) Development and Innovations in Farmer Field Schools and Training of Trainers. The Key Role of FFS. In: George W. Norton, E.A. Heinrichs, Gregory C Luther, Michael E Irwin (eds). Globalizing IPM. Blackwell Publishing. pp 159-190.

Mancini, F. (2006) Impact of IPM FFS on health, farming systems, the environment and the livelihoods of cotton growers in Southern India. PhD thesis, Wageningen University.

Mancini, F. (2007) One acre of land. Community-based organisations as vehicles for improving livelihoods in drought-prone areas, South India.

Muilerman, S and S. David (2011) Costs Associated with Farmer Field Schools and Video Viewing clubs on Cocoa Integrated Crop and Pest Management: the Experience of the Sustainable Tree Crop Program, IITA. Impact Brief No 08, March 2011.

Okoth, J. et al (2006) The emergence of Farmer Field Schools Networks in Eastern Africa. Research Workshop on Collective Action and Market Access for Smallholders, 2-5 October, Cali, Colombia.

Okoth, J., G. S. Khisa and T. Julianus (2003) The journey towards self-financed farmer field schools in East Africa. In CIP-UPWARD: FFS: Emerging Issues and Challenges. pp 372-384.

Ooi, P.A.C., S. Praneetvatakul, H. Waibel and G. Walter-Echols (2005) The Impact of the FAO-EU IPM Programme for Cotton in Asia. University of Hannover. Pesticide Policy Project Publication Series Special Issues Publication Series No 9 July 2005.

Pontius, J., R. Dilts and A. Bartlett (eds) (2002) From farmer field school to community IPM. Ten years of IPM training in Asia. FAO, Bangkok. 106 pp.

Praneetvatakul, S. and H. Waibel (2006) Impact Assessment of FFS using A Multi-Period Panel Data Model. Contributed paper prepared for presentation at the International Association of Agricultural Economist Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, August 12-18 , 2006.

Quintal,O., P. Ramadass and V. Santhi (2007) Organic Rice Production. A Case Study in Tamil Nadu, India. Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific.

Raj, D.A. et al. (2005) Case Study On Organic Versus Conventional Cotton In Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh, India. Second International Symposium On Biological Control Of Arthropods Davos, Switzerland September 12-16, 2005 pp. 302-317.

Röling, N. (2003) Issues and challenges for FFS: an introductory overview. In: CIP-UPWARD: FFS: Emerging Issues and Challenges. pp 3-20.

Scialabba, N. El-Hage, and C. Hattam (eds) (2002) Organic agriculture, environment and food security. Environment and Natural Resources Series No. 4. FAO Rome.

Swanson, B. and R. Rajalahti (2010) Strengthening Agricultural Extension and Advisory Systems: Procedures for Assessing, Transforming, and Evaluating Extension Systems. World Bank. Agriculture and Rural Development Discussion Paper 45.

UNICEF (2010) Women and Girls in Bangladesh.

Van den Berg, H. (2004) IPM Farmer Field Schools. A synthesis of 25 impact evaluations. Rome: Global IPM Facility.

Van den Berg, H. and J. Jiggins (2007) Investing in Farmers – The Impacts of Farmer Field Schools in Relation to Integrated Pest Management. World Development 35(4) pp 663-686.

Waddington H. et al (2010) The Impact of Agricultural Extension Services. 3ie Synthetic Reviews – SR009. Protocol. January 2010.

Useful websites for further FFS related information consulted:

http://www.vegetableipmasia.org/index.html

http://www.farmerfieldschool.info/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farmer_Field_School

http://www.fao.org/agriculture/crops/core-themes/theme/pests/ipm/en/

http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/

http://www.ifgb1.uni-hannover.de/ppp/

http://infobridge.org/ffsnet/

http://www.fao.org/organicag/en/

http://faostat.fao.org




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