Burt Swanson - Celebrating an Extension Champion

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What makes a person a champion? It is a number of things. From a professional perspective, one has to be knowledgeable and credible, providing thought leadership. Burt moved agricultural extension and advisory services forward on so many levels. He contributed to major efforts in the 1970s and 1980s with FAO. He helped start the Association for Int...
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Envisioning the Future of Extension: Event Report

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Envisioning the Future of ExtensionEvent Report Washington, D.C., March 4-5, 2020  Introduction The Feed the Future Developing Local Extension Capacity Annual Community of Practice Convening took place in Washington, D.C. on March 4-5, 2020. The event was co-organized by DLEC, a USAID funded project led by Digital Green in partnership with Int...
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Innovation vs. strength: What is the future of ICT in extension?

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Originally published by Spore Magazine: http://spore.cta.int/en/debates/opinion/innovation-vs-strength-what-is-the-future-of-ict-in-extension.html The disruptive force of technology is difficult to predict. As those of us in the space can attest, agricultural extension is due for a transformation, but there won't be a 'silver bullet'. We know the f...
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