GFRAS evolved out of a series of discussions at international meetings (primarily the annual meetings of the Neuchâtel Initiative) over several years where the need for a formal structure to more pro-actively promote RAS development was recognised and various options were considered. It has also been long recognised that similar structures are needed at regional levels to provide direct support to country-level advisory service actors. The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) has been created to meet this need and is partnering with GFRAS in Africa.


# Fisheries Extension Policies, Systems and MethodsDr. S. N. OJHA 2014-11-15 06:02

Advisory services need to be strengthened in fishery sector in India. However, in India Fisheries Development centers around welfare programs, as fishers are poor. There is no policy, system and methods to transfer technology, business models that are linked with generic development programs. Accordingly the Advisory Service in fisheries is weak. How to bring a change in the existing system?