Year 2019, Volume 20, Issue 3, Pages 143 - 152 2019-07-01

Bangladesh Betar’s Farm Programs to Motivate Farmers: Analysis of Effectiveness as Distance Education

Mahedi HASAN [1] , Nazrul Islam MONDAL [2]

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Bangladesh Betar (BB), the national radio of Bangladesh has been providing extension services to the mostly uneducated Bangladeshi farming communities for the diffusion of modern farm technologies from its very beginning. This study aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of farm programs (FPs) of BB as distance education through assessing its capacity to motivate the farmers. A sample of 465 farmers was surveyed for primary data and the binary logistic regression model was used for data analysis. This study has revealed that those who listen to the FPs of BB were found more likely to adopt modern farm technologies than those who did not listen to the FPs. The concerned authority should take the necessary steps to make the farmers listen to the FPs of BB for educating and motivating them.

Bangladesh Betar, farmers of Bangladesh, farm programs, distance education, farm technologies
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Subjects Social
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Orcid: 0000-0003-2648-0746
Author: Mahedi HASAN (Primary Author)

Orcid: 0000-0001-7550-7226
Author: Nazrul Islam MONDAL

Dates

Publication Date: July 1, 2019

Bibtex @research article { tojde601926, journal = {Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education}, issn = {1302-6488}, address = {Anadolu University}, year = {2019}, volume = {20}, pages = {143 - 152}, doi = {10.17718/tojde.601926}, title = {Bangladesh Betar’s Farm Programs to Motivate Farmers: Analysis of Effectiveness as Distance Education}, key = {cite}, author = {HASAN, Mahedi and MONDAL, Nazrul Islam} }
APA HASAN, M , MONDAL, N . (2019). Bangladesh Betar’s Farm Programs to Motivate Farmers: Analysis of Effectiveness as Distance Education. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 20 (3), 143-152. DOI: 10.17718/tojde.601926
MLA HASAN, M , MONDAL, N . "Bangladesh Betar’s Farm Programs to Motivate Farmers: Analysis of Effectiveness as Distance Education". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 20 (2019): 143-152 <http://dergipark.org.tr/tojde/issue/47406/601926>
Chicago HASAN, M , MONDAL, N . "Bangladesh Betar’s Farm Programs to Motivate Farmers: Analysis of Effectiveness as Distance Education". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 20 (2019): 143-152
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ISNAD HASAN, Mahedi , MONDAL, Nazrul Islam . "Bangladesh Betar’s Farm Programs to Motivate Farmers: Analysis of Effectiveness as Distance Education". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 20 / 3 (July 2019): 143-152. https://doi.org/10.17718/tojde.601926
AMA HASAN M , MONDAL N . Bangladesh Betar’s Farm Programs to Motivate Farmers: Analysis of Effectiveness as Distance Education. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 2019; 20(3): 143-152.
Vancouver HASAN M , MONDAL N . Bangladesh Betar’s Farm Programs to Motivate Farmers: Analysis of Effectiveness as Distance Education. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 2019; 20(3): 152-143.