African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services

Category: Policy Documents

CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE (CSA) THROUGH EXTENSION AND ADVISORY SERVICES THAT DELIVERS FOR PEOPLE, CLIMATE AND NATURE IN AFRICA: POLICY AND INSTITUTIONAL REFORMS

Climate change is having a devastating impact on Africa, with extreme weather events costing the continent an estimated $50 billion annually by 2050. However, climate-smart agriculture (CSA) offers low-cost, eco-friendly, and integrated solutions to transform and reorient African agriculture production systems in the face of climate change. The CSA action will help to i) boost …

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Strengthening Pluralistic agricultural extension in Malawi

At the request of the USAID Malawi Mission, the MEAS project (Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services – a USAID funded project) conducted a rapid scoping mission to examine the pluralistic extension system in Malawi and to develop recommendations for strengthening extension and advisory services in the country.

AFAAS Anti-Fraud Whistleblower Policy

This Anti-Fraud Policy outlines the principles to which we are committed in relation to preventing, reporting and managing fraud and corruption. Our Anti-Fraud policy reinforces the AFAAS’s approach to business dealings by articulating the core values of the AFAAS and by setting out the ways in which employees or members of the public can voice …

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Policy Brief : Road map for mainstreaming gender into RAS for poverty reduction in Africa

This report synthesizes findings from seven country scoping studies on gender‐responsive approaches to rural advisory services (RAS) in Africa. The studies, which were conducted in Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Sudan, and Uganda, were meant to identify existing policies, programmes, approaches, and tools into which gender considerations had been injected, and then to provide them …

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DURBAN DECLARATION AFRICA AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION WEEK 2017

The Durban Declaration is an appeal to action launched by 700 delegates gathered in Durban, South Africa from 30th October to 3rd November, 2017 to deliberate in the Third AFAAS Africa Agricultural Extension Week 2017 (AAEW 2017) on the theme “Scaling Up Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA): Integrating Youth, Women and the Digital Revolution”. This Declaration points out the importance …

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DECLARATION DE DURBAN SUR LA 3e SEMAINE AFRICAINE DE VULGARISATION AGRICOLE 2017

La Déclaration de Durban est un appel à l’action lancé par 700 délégués rassemblés à Durban, en Afrique du Sud du 30 octobre au 3 novembre 2017 pour délibérer lors de la 3e Semaine Africaine de la vulgarisation agricole 2017 (AAEW 2017) sur le thème “ Intensification de l’agriculture intelligente face au climat: intégrer les jeunes, les …

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