African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services

CLIMATE CHANGE AND AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AND ADVISORY SERVICES

What’s the issue?Rising temperatures, longer droughts, more severe storms, warming oceans, and recurring floods are already threatening global agriculture and food security. Most smallholder farmers in middle-and low-income countries have limited abilities to respond and adapt to these climate risks. While highly vulnerable to climate change, agriculture is also a major source of greenhouse gas …

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CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST AND TORS FOR PROVISION OF GRAPHICS DESIGN SERVICES FOR AFAAS SECRETARIAT UNDER LONG-TERM ARRANGEMENT

African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) is a Continental body that brings National Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services (AEAS) providers in Africa under one umbrella. The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) has received grant funding from the European Union funded by International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) under Grant Number: 2000002981 towards …

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Essential Competencies of Frontline Agricultural Extension Professionals

The global demand for food is increasing. World population will exceed 9.7 billion people by 2050, an increase of 2 billion people over the current population. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, there is a need to increase agricultural and food production by 60 percent to meet future food …

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IFAD Successfully completes CAADP-XP4 Project Supervision Mission in Kenya and Uganda.

In 2019, The CAADP XP4 organizations comprising of the African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS), Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) and the West and Central African Council for Agricultural …

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REPORT OF THE REGIONAL POLICY DIALOGUE ON INTEGRATION OF CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE, CROSS BORDER TRADE & MARKETS, AND FORESIGHT IN AEAS POLICY AND LAUNCHING OF AFAAS AAEW2023

Food systems are anchored in three fundamental areas: People; Planet and Prosperity. The transformation of food systems is a scorching architype across the globe, in response to concerns about the nutritional, environmental and equity impacts of our current system. Food system transformation is inextricably linked with efforts to eradicate hunger and poverty, since the livelihoods …

REPORT OF THE REGIONAL POLICY DIALOGUE ON INTEGRATION OF CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE, CROSS BORDER TRADE & MARKETS, AND FORESIGHT IN AEAS POLICY AND LAUNCHING OF AFAAS AAEW2023 Read More »