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Rwanda Agriculture Extension model, a successful case of farmer field school institutionalisation in Eastern Africa

Rwanda is a small country with 26 338 km² and arable land estimated to 48% of its total area (FAO, 2016). Its population is estimated to 12,952,209 people (UN, 2019) and the majority of its rural households derive their income mainly from agricultural activities. As other countries of  Eastern Africa, Rwanda has experienced the use …

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National Policy Dialogue on Pluralistic Extension in the context of Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) in Ethiopia

Stakeholders have conducted a discussion on National Agricultural Extension System Roadmap ADPLAC in through the financial support from Agricultural Research Council Secretariat (EARCS) and African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) has conducted a national policy dialogue under the theme “Pluralistic extension system in the context of Climate Smart Agriculture” in Adama town with 50 …

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AFAAS raised the voice of Agricultural Extension in Addis Ababa

The 2nd edition of the AFAAS Africa Wide-Agricultural Extension Week (AAEW 2015) was held from 12th -16th October 2015 in Addis- Ababa, Ethiopia. Participants came up with a final declaration in order to reboost Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services in Africa. The Extension Week 2015 brought together more than 300 representatives of agricultural extension and …

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Ethiopia

he CF of Ethiopia has been subsumed in the Agricultural Development Partners Linkage Advisory Councils (ADPLACs). ADPLACs are the councils formed to strengthen the partnership and linkage platforms of various actors in the agricultural development process in Ethiopia. Earlier they were known as Research-Extension-Farmer Linkage Advisory Councils (REFLACs). ADPLACs function at Federal, Regional, Zonal and …

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