Agricultural advisory services across continents are facing technical, social, environmental and climate change challenges. According to experts, new market-based mechanisms are required to ensure pluralism in rural advisory services (RAS) delivery based on demand.
The Eastern Africa Field Schools Support Hub has officially been launched in Entebbe, Uganda. The colorful event was held at the Entebbe Botanical Beach Hotel on 30th May 2018.
The launch was attended by key Field Schools delegates including Permanent Secretaries, Director Generals, Directors of Extension, International Agencies/ Institutions, Academia, Farmer representatives and members of the Private Sector from Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania.
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, profitability, business opportunities, accessibility, acceptability and adoption of technologies and good practices for postharvest loss reduction”.