You are about to register as a  participant for the GFRAS Annual Meeting 2018.

Please find further information on the registration and selection process here.

In order to make the registration process as effective as possible, kindly:

  • note you will have to fill the registration form in one go;
  • carefully and truthfully fill the registration form, as we will use this information to prepare the letter of invitation for your visa application process, as well as to organise particular logistics related to your attendance preferences (i.e. field trips, social programme);
  • make sure you have an electronic copy of your actual passport with which you will travel to Korea handy, as you will be required to upload it at the last page of the registration;
  • do not use only upper case letters when filling out the fields;
  • note that you will receive an email confirmation of of the submission of your registration. If you do not receive this email in the coming minutes, please check your spam folder and contact the webmaster.

Please check the Annual Meeting website for more information on costs and logistics. The registration shall not take you more than 10-15 minutes (depending on your internet connectivity).

Registration for self-funded participatns is still open.


Meeting attendance
Kindly see the registration fees and payment conditions.

+ + + The deadline for sponsor-ship seeking registration has passed. + + +
You are about to apply for sponsorship from GFRAS to attend the 9th GFRAS Annual Meeting. Note that GFRAS only sponsors maximum 15 people (1 from each regional network). Your application will be sighted by GFRAS regional focal points and the GFRAS Annual Meeting organising committee, who will decide based on pre-defined selection criteria.

To continue, please agree that you have taken note of the pre-conditions and requirements to apply for sponsorship.
... a brief (max. 1500 characters, incl. blanks) description of  • your motivation to attend the meeting in regards to your work-related activities in rural advisory services
  • your relation to GFRAS
  • your relation to (sub-) regional networks on rural advisory services
  • your plans on how to use outputs of the meeting in your work, in GFRAS, in (sub-) region-al, and in national RAS networks
You will be asked at the end of this form to upload the document.
Personal information

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Information about your work
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For more information, kindly consult the agenda.

General meeting days

Please mark which of the following GFRAS Meeting days you plan to attend: 


Thematic component:
Addressing Challenges and Seizing Opportunities: Developing Effective Partnerships in RAS
Field Trips (see below)
Functional component: Strengthening Capacities of RAS Networks for Effective Partnerships and Policy Dialogue

Field trips

Kindly prioritise the field trips below according to your preferences, by selecting 1 (highest priority) to 5 (lowest priority). We will confirm which field trip you have been assigned to prior to the meeting based on this prioritisation. 



The Rural Development Administration (RDA) at the national level, Agricultural Research and Extension Services at the provincial level and agricultural extension center at the city/ county level will be visited to learn about how the government leads the research-extension system for dissemination of advanced technology. The organisational role and performance in extension and research in RDA and local agricultural extension services will be introduced.
The training program for fostering rural youth and encouraging them to engage in agriculture will be introduced through field visit to Korea National College of Agriculture and Fisheries and visit to successful rural youth’s farm producing traditional snacks and breeding livestock.
This course includes a visit to smart-farming research and test-bed using ICT in RDA and outstanding smart-farm. Also, the fourth industrial revolution such as ICT application case in farming and development plan of smart-farming will be showcased.
The training program for fostering rural youth and encouraging them to engage in agriculture will be introduced through field visit to Korea National College of Agriculture and Fisheries and visit to successful rural youth’s farm producing traditional snacks and breeding livestock.
Visit to the farmer’s study group and Korea Extension Specialist’s group that are operating self-learning activity for farmer and extension worker. The various studies on income generating model of farmer’s group and organizational characteristics will be discussed. Also, the activity of Korean Rural Leaders Central Association, Rural Women Leader’s Federation and 4-H and organizational character, project, and role of National Agricultural Cooperative Federation will be introduced.|

Social Programme

Please mark which of the following optional social program activities you will wish to attend (see Agenda). 


Logistical information
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In order to speed up the visa and invitation letter issuance process after confirmation of your participation and for security reasons during the field trip, please attach a copy of your passport you will travel with. All passport copies will be destroyed after the meeting.

Please name the file of your passport copy with your first and last name (max size 3MB). Select a file on your computer with the button below. The file will be uploaded once to click the submit button to transmit your entire registration.
Once the registration is completed successfully you will receive an email confirming your submission. If you do not get this email please check in your spam folder. Or contact
All data gathered in this form serve solely to facilitate your participation at the GFRAS Annual Meeting 2018 and help ensure a successful event. The data will not be for other purposes you didn't consent to nor given to third parties other then RDA, the Korean host of the meeting. All data will be deleted permanently after the meeting.