FAO/GFRAS: Needs Assessment Report

In 2019-20, FAO and GFRAS jointly developed a methodology and a guiding document for carrying out an assessment of the capacity of agricultural extension and advisory services (EAS) to promote nutrition-sensitive agriculture (NSA). The report of the worship sessions is now available!

The New
Extensionist
Learning Kit

The New Extensionist is a global view of extension and advisory services (EAS) that reinvents and clearly articulates the role of EAS in the rapidly-changing rural context.

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Silim Nahdy, a member of GFRAS and head of AFAAS, spoke during the FAO International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers.
Hlami Ngwenya, a member of GFRAS, spoke during the FAO International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers.
Rasheed Sulaiman V., member of GFRAS board and head of AESA, spoke during the FAO International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers.

About GFRAS

The Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services GFRAS is about enhancing the performance of advisory services so that they can better serve farm families and rural producers, thus contributing to improved livelihoods in rural areas and the sustainable reduction of hunger and poverty. Rural advisory services help to empower farmers and better integrate them in systems of agricultural innovation.
Vision
Our vision is for rural advisory services to effectively contribute to agricultural innovation systems for sustainable development.
Mission
Our mission is to provide advocacy and leadership on pluralistic and demand-driven rural advisory services for sustainable development.

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