In line with its vision and mission, AFAAS is organizing an Africa wide Agricultural Extension Week to take place from 05th -10th August 2013, in Gaborone, Botswana as endorsed by the General Assembly in 2011. This event is expected to bring together, agricultural extension and advisory services practitioners across and outside Africa. It will build on lessons and innovative AAS approaches and tools identified and /or documented since the previous symposia and lessons generated during the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services annual events, with focus to African Agricultural Development. During the Agricultural Extension Week, AFAAS will also hold its Fourth General Assembly (for members, by invitation only) as a way to strengthening its governance and institutional structures across the continent. Click here to read more>>>
MEAS Symposium June 5-7, 2013: Improving the Provision of Extension and Advisory Services - Evidence from the Field. Click here to register
4. AFAAS Flyer
AFAAS is currently operating in 16 countries.
Click the map to access the AAS Directory.
Click here to see a presentation on AFAAS Virtual network.
Most Africans still live in rural areas and are largely dependent on subsistence agriculture
Most African economies are also greatly dependent on agriculture
... it is logical to conclude that improved agricultural performance will:
Uplift both physical and economic access to food
Raise the purchasing power of households