Agricultural extension and advisory services are for the most part represented by the public organizations (state research institutes, local government agencies):
Very few NGO, if any, are involved in providing extension and advisory services.
- has 3 affiliates throughout Belarus partially functioning as “extension services”.
62 Kazintsa Street, office # 910
Farmer Based Organizations
Farmer Based Organizations are represented by the regional farmers’ associations. The main goal of the associations (registered as non-commercial organizations) is lobbying the farmers’ interest. To some extend they are involved in providing agricultural consulting services to its members.
- Gomel Regional Private Farmers’ Association
Bayda Mikhail Leontievich – Chairman
143 Sovetskaya Street, office # 502, Gomel, Belarus
(0232) 57-48-51 [office phone]
- Grodno Regional Private Farmers’ Association Ushkevich Vladimir Vitalievich – Chairman
2 Lermontova Street, office # 4, Grodno, Belarus
(0152) 74-22-06 [office phone]
- Minsk Regional Private Farmers’ Association
Kovalyov Nikolay Dmitrievich - Chairman
5a Chkalova Street, office # 214
(017) 252-43-52 [office phone]
+375 29 750-72-24 [cell phone]
Brest Regional Private Farmers’ Association
Vorobey Konstantin Kuzmich – Chairman
(0162) 49-05-90 [office phone]
+375 29 622-05-50 [ cell phone]
- Mogilev Regional Private Farmers’ Association
Latyshkevich Pavel Konstantinovich
(0222) 22-42-44 [office phone]
List of Extension Providers
The following list shows an excerpt from the GFRAS Directory of Extension Providers for Belarus. Some of these entries may be specially marked for having more detailed information in the database of the Worldwide Extension Study WWES.