Extension and Advisory Services Role in the COVID-19 Crisis

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This post is written by Kevin Chen , Mark Leclair , Esmail Karamidehkordi , Carl Larsen , and Suresh Babu for DLEC and published first on Agrilinks . There is increasing concern that the COVID-19 pandemic will have dire consequences for food security unless adequate safeguards are established. Food supply chains must continue to function; the healt...
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A Country on the Cusp of a Digital Revolution in Agricultural Development

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Last month, I was in Dhaka, Bangladesh with my colleagues hosting an event on "Exploring Agriculture Innovations in Bangladesh to Improve Food Security" on behalf of Feed the Future 's Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC) program, which Digital Green leads in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), CARE In...
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Data to Amplify Agricultural Development

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Originally published by the Chicago Council of Global Affairs: https://www.thechicagocouncil.org/blog/global-food-thought/guest-commentary-data-amplify-agricultural-development I recently moved back to the United States, and I can tell you most people here still think of Grant Wood's American Gothic painting when they think of farmers. The reality ...
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