African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services

Rwanda

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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Digital Connectors for farming communities selected for ACP AIRTEA Funding

AFAAS’s Digital Connectors for farming communities was among eleven (11) Third-Party Projects selected for the ACP AIRTEA Third-Party funding under the project “Strengthening Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Ecosystem for Inclusive Rural Transformation and Livelihoods in Eastern Africa” (AIRTEA). The AIRTEA project is coordinated by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), together with the Association …

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Rwanda

The Rwanda Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (FAAS-R) was endorsed by stakeholders in July, 2012 as the national stakeholders’ forum in Rwanda and affiliated to the Africa Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) which is an umbrella network organisation for Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services (AEAS) in Africa. FAAS-R is an umbrella organization of agricultural Extension and Advisory …

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