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  • Participants at MaFAAS Extension Week 2017

    The 4th MaFAAS Extension Week planned for June 2018

    Date: 14 Apr, 2018

    The Malawi Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (MaFAAS) is organizing the 2018 MaFAAS Extension Week from 18th to 22nd June 2018 in Lilongwe. The fourth edition of MaFAAS Extension Week will be held under the theme: ‘‘Energizing extension and...

  • UFAAS organised the first National Agricultural Extension Symposium in Uganda

    Date: 03 Apr, 2018

    The first Uganda National Agricultural Extension Symposium was successfully held from 13 – 15 March 2018 at Hotel Africana in Kampala. The symposium was organised under the theme” Enhancing Capacity and Quality Promoting Gender Responsive,...

  • Logo of the 3rd Agricultural Extension Week 2017


    Date: 04 Dec, 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 “...

  • Watch our recorded Webinar on Postharvest Management

    Date: 16 Nov, 2017

    As part of the dissemination of principles, practices and methods for postharvest management through online channels, FANRPAN, AFAAS and AGRIDEA held theirfirst webinar on 24th October 2017. The guiding theme of this was: “effectiveness,...

  • South Africa country forum officially launched

    Date: 03 Nov, 2017

    The South Africa Forum for Extension and Advisory Services was officially launched on 30th October 2017 in Durban by Hon. Senzeni Zokwana, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The official launch took place during the gala dinner and...

  • Group photo of officials at the official launch of the 3rd Extension Week in Durban

    Climate change threatens food security in Africa

    Date: 02 Nov, 2017

    This was the core message at the official launch of the 3rd edition of the AFAAS Africa-Wide Agricultural Extension Week 2017 held on 30th October 2017 in Durban, South Africa. Around 700 delegates from and outside Africa attended the kickoff of...

  • AFAAS - KAFACI workshop training in Durban

    AFAAS and KAFACI joint efforts to strengthen capacities of public extension actors

    Date: 01 Nov, 2017

    The two partners organised a four days training program to strengthen capacities of public extension actors from ministries of agriculture and public agencies from fifteen countries across Africa. The training of trainers (ToT) workshop organized...

  • Uganda launched its guidelines and standards in agricultural extension and advisory services

    Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries launched on Thursday 21st September, 2017 the Guidelines, Standards, Code of Ethics and Process for Registration and Accreditation of Extension Service Providers in Uganda. The event took...


    Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) is organizing in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) and the South African Society for Agricultural Extension (SASAE) the 3rd Africa Wide...


    AFAAS and EUFRAS enhance their cooperation

    Date: 10 Jul, 2017

    Münster, Germany, 21 June, 2017 The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) represented by its Executive Director, Dr Silim Nahdy and the European Forum for Rural Advisory Services (EUFRAS) represented by Tom Kelly signed a...

  • AFAAS - EU collaboration more welded

    Date: 23 Jun, 2017

    On 2nd June 2017, Dr Silim Nadhy, AFAAS Executive Director paid a courtesy call to the Mr. Bernard Rey, Deputy head of Unit Rural development, food security, nutrition, from the Directorate general for international cooperation and development from...

  • AFAAS reinforces its partnership with Access Agriculture

    Date: 23 Jun, 2017

    Friday, 2nd June 2017, Dr Nelson Ojijo, the newly appointed Access Agriculture Executive Secretary paid a courtesy visit to AFAAS Secretariat in Kampala. Dr Ojijo was received by AFAAS staff led by Dr Silim Nahdy, the Executive Director. The main...


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