ROLE OF CULTURE IN DIFFUSION OF AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY By Gopal .y.m PAK-8100
Agricultural innovations and diffusion of new technologies are important factors in developing countries where culture plays an important role 'For example, in a village ‘A’ the rate of adoption of an innovation was 57 percent and only 26 percent in village B. This indicates that social and culture of these two villages are quite different ‘regarding the diffusion of innovation, even though these innovations had promoted equally in both villages by Government agency.
Invention. An invention is the finding or creation of a new configuration , composition of matter , device , or process . Some inventions are based on pre-existing models or ideas .
Diffusion. communication of new ideas
results of accept or rejection of technology
Consequences of Innovation Consequences are the changes that occur to an individual or to a social system as a result of the adoption or rejection of an innovation. We can classify these consequences into three categories. 1.Desirable versus undesirable consequences 2.Direct versus indirect consequences 3.Anticipated versus unanticipated consequences,
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