TABLE 4-1 The Capabilities Needed of Local Extension Agents and Donor Organizations

Skills and Attributes Factors Contributing to Legitimacy Process-Related Factors

Extension Agents Donors Extension Agents Donors Extension Agents Donors

Facilitation Analytic skills Commitment Knowledge of local conflict management methodology Involvement of stakeholders Donor coordination
Mediation/Negotiation Ability to teach/train using many media Peacebuilding knowledge   Identification of champions (local engagement) Support for knowledge building
Brokering   Ability to access relevant knowledge Support for links to relevant information   Identification of champions
Project management Mentoring        
Leadership   Nonpartisanship     Partnering
Communication/Cross-cultural communication   Good agriculturalists Awareness of what partisanship is   Patience
Commitment         Awareness of impact on sustainability
Organizational skills            
Analytic skills            
Training-the-trainer skills            
Methodological skills            
Experience-based (field) skills            

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