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Cover for Reaping one health benefits through cross-sectoral services.

This chapter assembles experiences from different fields of work to illustrate how these added values can be materialized and some of the challenges that get in the way of progress. In the first part of this chapter, the general characteristics of service delivery in human, animal and plant health...

Author(s)
Danielsen, S.; Schelling, E.; Whittaker, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

A survey of 717 farmers (61% male, 39% female) was conducted in six districts in Uganda to assess the effects of Plant Health Rallies (PHRs) on famers' knowledge, attitudes and practices, and to draw lessons about PHR implementation. The survey was complemented with Focus Group Discussions and Key...

Author(s)
Kibwika, P.; Alokit, C.; Aliamo, C.; Bundi, M.; Tukahirwa, B.; Danielsen, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Working Paper, 2021, 22, pp 37 pp.
Abstract

Purpose: This paper explores the information sharing between farmers clustered around a formal plant health information source, using six case studies of plant clinics in China and Zambia. Design/methodology/approach: A survey was carried out with 327 farmers; six plant doctors were interviewed and ...

Author(s)
Danielsen, S.; Mur, R.; Kleijn, W.; Wan Min; Zhang Yue; Phiri, N.; Chulu, B.; Zhang Tao; Posthumus, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2020, 26, 3, pp 269-289
Abstract

The benefits of joint health service delivery remain under-explored in One Health. Plant clinics are known to provide ad hoc, undocumented advice on animal health and production to farmers. To understand the scope of this activity, 180 plant doctors (extension workers) in Uganda, Kenya, Zambia,...

Author(s)
Danielsen, S.; Kajura, C.; Mulema, J.; Taylor, R.; Kansiime, M.; Alokit, C.; Tukahirwa, B.; Schelling, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
One Health, 2019, 7, pp 100082
Abstract

Although plant clinics are considered an important mechanism in the service delivery to farmers, not much is known about their functioning in the daily reality of plant doctors and farmer-clients. This article reports on an exploratory study describing the functioning of eight plant clinics in...

Author(s)
Majuga, J. C. N.; Uzayisenga, B.; Kalisa, J. P.; Almekinders, C.; Danielsen, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Development in Practice, 2018, 28, 7, pp 858-871
Abstract

This study explores how communication and its technical content shape farmers' response to advice delivered at plant clinics. Thirty-six farmers who visited a plant clinic in one of three countries (Malawi, Costa Rica and Nepal) were given at least one diagnosis of a plant health problem and up to...

Author(s)
Bentley, J. W.; Danielsen, S.; Phiri, N.; Tegha, Y. C.; Nyalugwe, N.; Neves, E.; Hidalgo, E.; Abhishek Sharma; Vinod Pandit; Sharma, D. R.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 2018, 16, 2, pp 187-200
Abstract

This article reports on a study that assessed farmers' access to, and coverage of, five plant clinics operating from market places in two districts of Uganda. Despite the noticeable geographic and thematic coverage of the services, placing plant clinics at markets did not automatically ensure...

Author(s)
Karubanga, G.; Matsiko, F. B.; Danielsen, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Development in Practice, 2017, 27, 8, pp 1091-1102
Abstract

Since its introduction in Honduras in 2002, paratrioza, a devastating potato pest, has been gaining strength especially in the department of Intibucá. Beginning in 2014, the National Service for Agrifood Health and Safety (SENASA), in collaboration with the Plantwise programme of CABI, has...

Author(s)
Hidalgo, E.; Arias, H.; Matute, H.; Vásquez, R.; Gómez, J.; Danielsen, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Impact Case Study Series, 2017, No.18, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

Agricultural innovation systems (AIS) approaches contribute to achieving impact at scale: this is still a statement which is questioned and not yet a widely accepted fact. Any claims supporting it are based on circumstantial evidence at best. This chapter discusses why this is the case, examining...

Author(s)
Wigboldus, S.; Danielsen, S.; Dror, I.; Villa, C. C.; Blum, M.; Kisauzi, D.; Fett, S.; Wongtschowski, M.
Publisher
Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen (KIT) (Royal Tropical Institute, RTI), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
KIT Working Paper Series - Sustainable Economic Development, 2017, No.10, pp 12 pp.
Abstract

Systems thinking is commonly applied to understand the complexities of human healthcare delivery. In contrast, plant health systems as an organising principle have evolved more recently from work with plant clinics as providers of plant healthcare services to farmers. As plant health systems evolve ...

Author(s)
Danielsen, S.; Matsiko, F. B.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Food Security, 2016, 8, 2, pp 345-359

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