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AFAAS Launches the 6th Africa Wide Agricultural Extension Week 2023, Minister Calls For African Countries To Embrace Climate Smart Agriculture

Abuja-Nigeria: The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar has called for all African countries to embrace climate smart agriculture if they want to see an Africa where food insecurity, malnutrition, and poverty will be reduced and Farmers livelihoods improved. Dr. Abubakar stated this at the Regional Policy Dialogue on Integration of Climate …

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CAADP-XP4 Consortium Reconnect Research to Extension (R2E)

Nairobi-Kenya: The 3rd Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Biennial Report (BR) stressed that “access to quality advisory services in agricultural production is important in all relevant segments of the food system”. There is a line that most Researchers won’t usually cross between the lab and the dusty field, yet that line makes all the difference in making …

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AFAAS Strengthens its Partnership with AGRINATURA -Signs an MoU

Accra-Ghana: The African forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) on the 16th September signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The European Alliance on Agricultural Knowledge for Development (AGRINATURA) during the Science and Partnerships for Agriculture Conference held in Accra Ghana. The objective of the Memorandum of Understanding is to foster collaboration and strengthen working relationship …

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AFAAS Knowledge Management Champions 2022 Awarded; Determined to Reach the Last Mile

The CAADP-XP4 Consortium through the leadership of Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa(FARA), with funding from the European Union  jointly and successfully  held the Knowledge Management for Agricultural Development (KM4AgD) Conference 2022 edition  from 14th to 16th September 2022 at Alisa Hotel, in Accra, Ghana. The conference themed Strengthening the African Knowledge Ecosystem for achieving & Sustaining …

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Making our knowledge travel – A new African Union, CAADP-XP4, and CGIAR partnership framework for Knowledge Management

Key African institutions and CGIAR have drafted a new agriculture-for-development knowledge management (KM) framework for Africa to enhance research (and extension) collaboration that transforms and sustains food, land and water systems. The framework was co-designed by staff from staff of the CAADP-XP4 partnership including African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS), Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and …

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Malawi Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services Sets a Direction for Pluralistic Extension System

The Malawi Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services held its annual farming and extension conference from 19th- 22nd of July 2022 in Lilongwe, Malawi .This conference brought over 300 participants across different sectors within and outside Malawi. It was held  under the theme “‘Repositioning Delivery of Agricultural Advisory Services to better Contribute to Agriculture Development in …

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Videos for Farmers; Innovative Tool for Agricultural Extension Advisory Service Delivery

‘’Agricultural transformation is a priority in the policy agenda of African governments in their quest to meet the challenges of food and nutrition insecurity, climate change, youth unemployment and overall economic growth. With the right policies, innovation and investment, the continent’s agriculture could be transformed into a powerhouse not only to feed a growing population …

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AFAAS, ASARECA and CCARDESA sign MoU to Work Together

The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS),The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) and the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA),have signed a Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their collaboration on improving Agricultural Research for Development (AR4D) in Eastern, Central and …

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CAADP-XP4 programme under review in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Johannesburg, South Africa; CAADP XP4 Programme, a European Union funded Programme managed by IFAD is undergoing a Mid Term Review (MTR) organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development(IFAD) at Birchwood Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 16th to 22nd May 2022.  The MTR meeting will focus on the impact pathways of the thematic areas of the …

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AFAAS Country Fora, a Delivery Mechanism for CAADP-XP4 Programme

Nairobi Kenya: The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) with support from the European Commission held an Internal review, planning and capacity development training workshop for its staff, CAADP-XP4 key implementing Country Fora and Technical Working Groups. The long week event that kicked off on the 9th, April 2022, at Nairobi Kenya brought together …

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TRAINING OF TRAINERS INTEGRATING THE TROPICAL AGRICULTURAL PLATFORM FRAMEWORK (TAP) INTO AFRICAN RESEARCH AND EXTENSION ORGANIZATIONS.

Nairobi Kenya: The Training of Trainers integrating the Tropical Agricultural Platform Framework (TAP) into African Research and Extension Organizations was held on 23rd March to 25th March 2022 at Hilton Hotel Nairobi Kenya. The training was organized by FAO’s Research and Extension Unit, together with CAADP XP4 organizations (The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services …

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The CAADP-XP4 institutions successfully hold a portfolio joint review, Advisory Committee and Technical Committee meetings

NAIROBI, KENYA:  on 1st February, The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS), together with The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA); Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA); West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF); and the Forum for Agricultural …

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