Sustainability of Participatory Technology Development & Transfer Approach for Sugarcane Farmers

Vasanthakumar Jeyarajan


Participatory Technology Development and Transfer (PTD & T) is an effective action research approach. It empowers all the stakeholders, especially the farmers who are many a time invisible. A PTD project was implemented for Sugarcane development in Tamil Nadu and the outcome was a mixture of success and failures. The paper presents the findings and asserts that the approach is sustainable.


Participatory Technology Development and Transfer; Transect Walk ; Sugarcane; Constraints; Tamil Nadu

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