n South African Journal of Agricultural Extension - Some realities of extension management in South Africa

Volume 30, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0301-603X
  • E-ISSN: 2413-3221


The article gives a glimpse into the management efficiency of extension in parts of South Africa by providing empirical data based on the opinions and perceptions of extension personnel of different ranks. The findings confirm that it is a myth to believe that all is well with extension management in South Africa. Evidence confirms that there is cause for concern at all management levels, but particularly among the more senior management levels. There is general agreement about the importance of extension management improving extension and valuable proposals are made in this regard.

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