PN 2022-02
How Can DSWD's Social Pension Program for Indigent Senior Citizens be Improved?
RPS 2022-01
How Does the Philippines Fare in Meeting the ASEAN Economic Community Vision 2025?
PJD 2022 Vol. 46 No. 1d
Surveying the Extent and Wage Consequences of Education-Job Mismatches in the Philippine Labor Market
PJD 2022 Vol. 46 No. 1c
Disentangling the Effects of Maternal Employment on Child Stunting in the Philippines

PIDS WB 2021-1201
Analyzing the President's Budget for 2022
WASHaLOT 3.0: Production Process
WASHaLOT 3.0 Mass Production
Minimum Requirement Guidelines on WASH in Schools
Publication Detail
ISPPS WP 2000-07: Spread of IPM-FFS Knowledge: Lessons Learned from Rice –Farming Communities in Iloilo, Philippines

This paper is mainly a case study that examines whether field school acquired knowledge and practices are diffused to other community members and whether the knowledge and learned practices by FFS graduates are retained through time. It assesses what and how FFS-derived knowledge are retained, diffused and practiced by FFS farmers and if disseminated to others, by their non-FFS counterparts. It aims also to raise issues that might identify gaps in any national program evaluation – particularly on the limits with using single cross-section surveys for such tasks and to highlight some of the main themes that can be missed from a purely quantitative approach to such an assessment. The study also aims to develop procedures for doing certain types of assessment, such as the diffusion or spread effects of the knowledge gained from the FFS by examining in-depth the communication networks and the strengths of social capital in the study communities. It also attempts to provide some understanding on the effects of FFS participation on farm outputs and input use and on health and environmental risks.

UPLB Center for Strategic Planning and Policy Studies
Authors Keywords
Rola, Agnes C.; Paunlagui, Merlyne M.; Jamias, S.B.; Provido, Z.S.; agricultural technology; agriculture sector; rice commodities;
Download PDF Number of Downloads
Published in 2000 and available in the ISPPS or NO PDF AVAILABLE Downloaded 0 times since November 25, 2011
Please let us know your reason for downloading this publication. May we also ask you to provide additional information that will help us serve you better? Rest assured that your answers will not be shared with any outside parties. It will take you only two minutes to complete the survey. You will answer the profile questions only once as long as you enter the same email address. Thank you.

To use as reference:
If others, (Please specify):
Name: (optional)
Email: (required, but will not display; please use the same email address when downloading another publication so that the profile questions will not appear)
If Prefer to self-describe, please specify:
Level of Education:
If employed either part-time or full-time, name of office:
If others, (Please specify):
Would you like to receive the SERP-P UPDATES e-newsletter? Yes No
Use the space below if you have any comment about this publication or SERP-P knowledge resources in general.