Title : AFAAS Annual Reports 2014

Author: AFAAS
Date of publication: 2014
Language: English
Country of origin: –
Number of pages: 50
Target Audience: –

Summary :

The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) is the umbrella organization for Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services (AEAS) in Africa. Its objective is to create efficient, effective and synergetic linkages and partnerships between AEAS of member countries to improve the delivery of AEAS to farmers. It operates under the African Union (AU) – New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD) Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP). AFAAS works with the continental and regional research and development institutions. It has a long working relationship with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) formerly under CAADP Pillar IV and currently in the broader perspective of CAADP and specifically the Science Agenda for Agriculture in Africa (S3A). The S3A encompasses the science, technology, extension, innovations, policy and social learning Africa needs to apply in order to meet its evolving agricultural development goals and this is championed by FARA and AFAAS has a key role to play.