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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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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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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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AFAAS with CAAPD XP4 organisations demonstrate KM progress at the KM4AgD conference

In December, AFAAS joined other Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme ex-Pillar 4 (CAADP-XP4) partner organisations (ASARECA, CCARDESA, CORAF and Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)) at the project’s first Knowledge Management for Agricultural Development (KM4AgD) conference. Hosted by FARA the hybrid continental conference brought together knowledge management experts of the different partner institutions implementing …

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AFAAS Organizes the 5th Africa Wide Agricultural Extension Week held at Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala Uganda

Download the declaration here Declaration in English Déclaration en Français Arabic / إعلان The 5th Africa Wide Agricultural Extension week 2021 is a continental event that brings together different participants from across Africa and globally to deliberate on strategic issues in agricultural extension and advisory services (AEAS) in Africa. This year, the 5th AAEW 2021 …

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Tapping into Sustainable Land Management resource portal to enhance Extension

Digitalisation of Agricultural Extension and Advisory Service in Africa is a new trend supported by the AFAAS since the year 2020. The adoption and promotion of digital tools and platforms has not only been mandatory because of the COVID-19, but also because AFAAS intends to be more effective and efficient in reaching and empowering a …

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Integrating knowledge management is a game changer in agriculture research and development

Marc Ghislain Bappa is a Knowledge Management and Communications Specialist with over six years of work experience with development institutions at national, regional and international levels including the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), the Feed the Future Africa Lead II Program and the Expertise France_Investment Climate Reform Facility. He is currently the …

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