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Official Launch of the 5th Africa-Wide Agricultural Extension Week (AAEW) 2021

 
 
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Above: Some of the officials at the Launch of the AAEW 2021: L-R: Dr Nakelet Opolot, Commissioner Agricultural Skills Development at MAAIF; Hon. Fred Kyakulaga Bwino, Minister of State for Agriculture; Dr Silim Nahdy, Executive Director at AFAAS; Mr Deus Muhwezi, Ag. Director of Extension at MAAIF; and Ms Consolata Acayo, Asst. Commissioner at MAAIF.

Resources and reflections from Uganda’s first Virtual Agricultural Extension Symposium

How can agricultural extension and advisory services (AEAS) be positioned for resilient agriculture and food systems? This was the discussion at Uganda's third Agricultural extension Symposium.  The event which brought together a community of researchers, practitioners and policymakers from Uganda and beyond took place on 10-20th July 2020, at a time when most countries were under lock down due to the Covid19 pandemic.

Get all the presentations made at the 3rd e-Symposium

We would like to share with you what was presented in 6 webinars during the 3rd e-Symposium under the theme: "Positioning agricultural extension and advisory services for resilient agriculture and food systems".

Webinar #1 (21 July): Climate Smart AEAS - Capacity and needs of actors

1 - CLIMATE SMART AEAS AND CAPACITY NEEDS (Local government context)

UFAAS organizes Africa’s first e-Agricultural Extension Symposium: Minister launches an e-registration process for agricultural extension workers

UFAAS CEO (Front Centre), The Minister of Agriculture (Back centre) and the team after the Launch of the e-Agricultural Extension Symposium 2020. (Photo: UFAAS)

 

Africa-wide Agricultural Extension Week 2019 - Announcement 25 to 29 Nov- 2019

The 4th AFAAS Africa-Wide Agricultural Extension Week (AAEW) will be held in Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) with a focus on building synergies between Public and Private Sector Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services (AEAS) for Sustainable Agricultural Development in Africa. The event will be embedded in the Agricultural and Animal Resources Fair (SARA).

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