Effects of Farmers' Motivation on Their Participation in Publicly Funding Training Programs in Sichuan Province, China

Yurong Zhu, Jinxiu Yang


Taken Sichuan province, China as target, this paper studied the effect of farmers’ motivation on their participation in publicly funding training, and compared the influence before, during and after the training. Results show that effects are there really, autonomous motivation factors (Sense of competence, self-determination, to master the knowledge for self-improvement, to improve one’s own skill level) produce significantly positive effects on the different participating stages. However, the controlling motivation factor (have to participate in training for not offending village or township cadres) has significant negative influence on the participation. This paper suggests improving the curriculum setting, training mode and supervision of the current training work, aiming at the feature of farmers’ training motivation, thus stimulating the farmers to highly participation in training and improving the effect of public training.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/jas.v4n10p68

Journal of Agricultural Science ISSN 1916-9752 (Print) ISSN 1916-9760 (Online)

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