silim m_nahdyAt the Second GFRAS Annual Meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 13 - 14, the participants elaborated  resolutions to the International Conference on Innovations in Extension and Advisory Services that took place immediately after the GFRAS Meeting. The resolution was presented during the final plenary session by Dr. Silim M. Nahdy, Chair of the GFRAS Steering Committee.

Gfras-Synthsis titleDuring the International Conference on Innovations in Extension and Advisory Services GFRAS launched its newest publication «Rural Advisory Services Worldwide». The report is an overview of RAS stakeholders and network on a worldwide level and sketches challenges and opportunities in the field of RAS.

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AESA - Agricultural Extension in South Asia

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Contact:

Rasheed Sulaiman V., Center for Research on Innovation and Science Policy CRISP, India

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Saravanan Raj, National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management MANAGE, India

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AFAAS - African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services

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Contact: 

Silim M. Nahdy, AFAAS Executive Secretary, Uganda

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APEN - Australasia-Pacific Extension Network

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Contact:

Roy Murray-Prior, Agribiz RD&E Services, Australia

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APIRAS - Asia Pacific Island Rural Advisory Services

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Contact:

Gibson Susumu, Programme Leader, Sustainable Agriculture Programme, The Pacific Community, Fiji

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CAC-FRAS Central Asia and Caucasus Forum for Rural Advisory Services

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Contact:

Botir Dosov, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas ICARDA, Uzbekistan

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CAEPNet - Caribbean Agricultural Extension Providers Network


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Contact:

Norma Samuel, University of Florida, USA

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IALB - Internationale Akademie für ländliche Beratung

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Contact:

Florian Herzog, President, Austria

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E&T - Entrepreneurship & Transformation

       

Contact:

Xiangping Jia, China

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EUFRAS - European Forum for Farm and Rural Advisory Services

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Contact:

Jussi Juhola, Chief Information Officer, ProAgria, Finland

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EUFRAS website 

         

MELA - Mekong Extension Learning Alliance

 

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Contact:

Khin Mar Cho, Cornell University, Myanmar

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MENA - Middle East & North Africa RAS Network

       

Contact:

Hala Yousri, Desert Research Center DRC, Egypt

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NAAAN - North American Agricultural Advisory Network

       

(Emerging Network)

Contact: 

Kerri Wright Platais, USA, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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PIRAS - Pacific Islands Rural Advisory Services Network

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Contact:

Gibson Susumu, Secretariat of the Pacific Community SPC, Fiji

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RAS-SEA - Rural Advisory Services for Southeast Asia

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Contact:

Siti Amanah, Indonesia

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RAS-SEA Website

 

         

RELASER - Red Latinoamericana de Servicios de Extensión Rural

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Contact:

Francisco Aguirre, Corporación Agraria para el Desarrollo, Chile

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RELASER website

         

RESCAR-AOC Réseau des services de conseil agricole et rural d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre

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Contact:

Patrice Djamen, Burkina Faso

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SARFAAS - Southern Africa Regional Forum for Agricultural Advisory Service

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Contact:

Elliot Zwane, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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SEASN - South Eastern Europe Advisory Service Network

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Contact:

Igor Hrovatič, Slovenia,

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