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NOTE 16: Web Portals for Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services

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Agriculture is the largest employer in the world, providing livelihoods for the majority of the world’s poorest people. As the backbone of many developing country economies, agricultural development becomes synonymous with global development. Research and development efforts to improve agriculture have been ongoing for nearly a century, but with new and ever-changing global challenges, agriculturists need to be equipped with the right information to tackle those challenges. Through advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs), most of the information needed is available on the internet. But the sheer volume and uncertainty about accuracy makes getting correct and credible information very difficult. Web portals aim to resolve this situation. They are specially designed single access points to information collected from diverse sources.

Overview of Extension Philosophies and Methods (#0)

Governance, Structure

Agricultural Innovation Systems (#13)

Innovative Financing Mechanisms for Demand Driven Agricultural Advisory Services (#21)

Private Sector Provision of Rural Advisory Services (#29)

The Role of Producer Organisations in RAS (#12)

Capacity and Management

Management Advice for Family Farms to Strengthen Entrepreneurial Skills (#8)

Professionalisation of Rural Advisory Services  (#27)

Rural Advisory Services Curriculum Development (#28)

Rural Advisory Services for Agripreneurship Development (#30)

Advisory Methods

Community Knowledge Workers for Rural Advisory Services (#14)

Edutainment TV for disseminating information about agriculture (#22)

Enabling Rural Innovation (#5)

Extension campaigns (#24)

Farmer Field Schools (#2)

Farmer Study Circles (#20)

Farmer-to-farmer Extension (#7)

Innovation Platfroms (#1)

Navigating ICTs for Extension and Advisory Services (#11)

mExtension - Mobile Phones for Agricultural Advisory Services (#17)

Mobile Based Bundled Services (#3)

Plant Health Clinics (#23)

Rural Resource Centres: A Community Approach to Agricultural Extension (#10)

Service Provision by Agri-Cooperatives Engaged in High Value Markets (#19)

Social Media for Rural Advisory Services (#15)

Using Radio in Agricultural Extension (#18)

Videos for Agricultural Extension (#6)

Web Portals for Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services (#16)

Cross-Cutting

Integration Gender into RAS (#4)

Integrating Nutrition into RAS (#9)

Involving Men in Nutrition (#26)

Promoting Nutrition-sensitive Extension Advisory Services (#25)

 

Good Practice Partners

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