Issue 14: Agricultural extension

Links

SD Dimensions website

The FAO’s SD Dimensions website is a good starting point to get acquainted with current issues and developments in agricultural extension. In particular, the Research, Extension and Training Division collects, analyses and disseminates information... | Read more...

Caribbean: Rural Universe Network (RUNetwork) Jamaica

The Rural Universe Network (RUNetwork) in Jamaica is investing in Internet tools that will improve the exchange of knowledge and know-how between rural communities, researchers and extension services. Link | Read more...

Caribbbean: Caribbean Agro-Entrepreneurs Distance Learning Centre (CADLC)

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) offers a distance learning programme for farm managers, farm owners and agricultural technical support representatives through its Caribbean Agro-Entrepreneurs Distance Learning Centre (CADLC). | Read more...

Virtual Extension Research Communication Network (VERCON)

The FAO's Virtual Extension Research Communication Network (VERCON) is using ICTs as tools to manage agricultural research agendas through a participatory process that includes researchers, extension, NGOs and small producers. | Read more...

In The Field

In The Field is a 12-part radio series first broadcast in 2001 by the BBC World Service, in collaboration with the University of Greenwich, and supported by DFID. The series looks at innovative ways of improving the livelihoods of poor people around... Link | Read more...

REinterface.net

REinterface.net is hosted by the Swiss Center for Agricultural Extension, for farmers, researchers and extension officers concerned with improving their cooperation. The site provides ways for exchanging good practices for improving research extension,... | Read more...

Agricultural Knowledge and Information System (AKIS)

The World Bank's Agricultural Knowledge and Information System (AKIS) pages contain a wide range of resources on agricultural research, extension and education. Les pages du Système de connaissances et d'information agricoles (AKIS) de la Banque... Link | Read more...

Neuchâtel Initiative (NI)

The Neuchâtel Initiative (NI) brings together an informal group of bilateral and multilateral donor agencies to develop common views on agricultural and rural extension, to improve donor coordination and to develop a shared vision on how to address... | Read more...

Asia & the Pacific: PinoyFarmer Business Development

The PinoyFarmer Business Development project in the Philippines was initiated by the Department of Agriculture, in partnership with Winrock International, to develop a revitalized ICT-supported extension service. Link | Read more...

Asia & the Pacific: MANAGE

The National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) was set up in 1987 by the Indian Ministry of Agriculture to respond to the challenges of management in the rapidly growing agricultural sector. Link | Read more...

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