Engaging burgeoning youth populations in developing country agriculture is seen as an important strategy toward effective, efficient, and sustainable food system transformation.

Agricultural transformation and development are critical to the livelihoods of more than a billion small-scale farmers and other rural people in developing countries.

This paper examines the evolution and spread of Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) over the last decade and considers some of the challenges of national implementation of a decentralized process in the public-sector extension system of India.