icon pdf Announcement English Espanol Français (pdf 300KB)

icon pdf Concept Note (pdf KB)

icon pdf Agenda (pdf 400KB)

icon pdf Participants List (pdf 378KB)

icon pdf Meeting Guide (pdf 6.5MB)

icon pdf Evaluation of the meeting  (pdf 405KB)

Global Good Practices in Rural Advisory Services

Keynotes & Parallel Workshops


Parallel Workshops

The Role of RAS in Enhancing Agricultural Innovation Systems: Challenges and Ways Forward


The Hanoi Statement on Rural Advisory Systems, Stefanie Kaegi, Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, 2015

The Agricultural Innovation Systems Approach , Rasheed Sulaiman, CRISP/GFRAS, 2015

Study on Farmer-led Research, Wettasinha C, Waters-Bayer A, van Veldhuizen L, Quiroga G and Swaans K., 2015

Professionalisation of RAS: Challenges and Ways Forward 


Professional Registration of Extensionists: Lessons from South Africa, Stephanus Terblanche, University of Pretoria, 2015

Gender in RAS Practice: Challenges and Ways Forward


Training Women on Household Farms and Access of Rural Women to Agricultural Extension and Rural Advisory Services , Lola Gaparova and Malika Abdulvasieva, USAID FAST Project, Tajikistan, 2015

Using ICTs in RAS: Challenges and Ways Forward


Overview of ICTs in RAS, Saravanan Raj, AESA, 2015

ICTs in RAS: Experiences from Africa/ AFAAS, Andrianjafy Rasoanindrainy, AFAAS, 2015

Videos for Agricultural Extension, Jeffery Bentley, Agro-Insight, Bolivia, 2015

Mobile Phones for Agricultural Extension, Nestor Ngouambe, RESCAR, 2015

Community-Based RAS: Challenges and Ways Forward


Short Presentations

Short presentations

icon pdf Finding the Balance Between Demand-Orientation and Innovation in Rural Advisory Services. Examples from RAS Jalalabad, Kyrgyzstan (pdf 405KB)
Caroline Wegner, International Advisor (CIM expert), RAS Jalal-Abad

icon pdf Farmer-to-Farmer Training Videos to Create more Learning and Innovation Opportunities for African Small-Scale Farmers (pdf 1.5MB)
Florent Okry 

icon pdf Targeted Extension Strategies to Improve Water Quality Outcomes in the Australian Sugarcane Industry (pdf 2.2MB)
Lawrence Di Bella, Manager, Herbert Cane Productivity Services Ltd, Australia

icon pdf Plant Health Rallies: Extension for the Masses (pdf 2.2MB)
Eric Boa, Working with Plantwise CABI United Kingdom

icon pdf Each to Their Own: From Demand Driven Extension to Awareness Raising (pdf 3.6MB)
Elena Kan, Trainer, Khorezm Rural Advisory Support Service, Uzbekistan

icon pdf Application of ICTs in RAS in Azerbaijan (pdf 1.36MB)
Vugar Babayev, Chairman of Ganja Agribusiness Association, Azerbaijan

icon pdf Institutionalisation of Farmer Field Schools at the National Level (pdf 153KB)
Delgermaa Chuluunbaatar, Agricultural Extenion Officer, FAO/UN

icon pdf Using the Digital Pen System for Accountability and Information and Knowledge Management in Extension and Advisory Service (pdf 3MB)
Makala Jeffrey Ngaka, Deputy Director, Extension Partnerships, Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, South Africa

icon pdf Bundled Agriculture Information and Financial Advisory Services Benefiting Female Farmers (pdf 540KB)
Andi Ikhwan, Agriculture and Financial Services Program Director, Mercy Corps Indonesia

icon pdf Advisory Regional Review, A Teagasc Initiative (pdf 653KB)
Tom Kelly, Director of Knowledge Transfer, Agriculture and Food Development Authority in Ireland

icon pdf Analysis of Agricultural Extension and Education Approaches in Cameroon since Independency: Assets Effects and Prospects (pdf 212KB) 
Nestor Ngouambe, Senior Extension Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Cameroon

icon pdf Global Approaches of RAS on Climate Smart Agriculture (pdf 69KB)
Oladele O. Idowu, Professor, North West Universtiy Mafikeng Campus, South Africa

icon pdf Sustainable Fee-Based Rural Advisory Services in Mountains of Southern Tajikistan (pdf 7.6MB)
Abdukholik Halimov, Margaux Tharin, CARITAS Tajikistan