Extension and Advisory Services Role in the COVID-19 Crisis

extension-and-advisory-services
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...
Continue reading
  210 Hits
  0 Comments
210 Hits
0 Comments

Gender-inclusive, market-oriented extension: where do we go from here?

market-oriented-extensions
Ten years ago, the global food price crisis dramatically highlighted how food systems are dynamically interconnected. The crisis also revealed how serious gender disparities can exacerbate the precariousness of women farmers who face economic, social, and weather or climate shocks. It spurred large investments in country and project-level data coll...
Continue reading
  177 Hits
  0 Comments
177 Hits
0 Comments

How will you transform extension in 2018?

transform-extensions
Happy New Year! This is the time of year when we look back at the previous year and take stock of our accomplishments and the obstacles we each faced, many of those challenges we face every year. With the new year comes the renewed hope that we will overcome those challenges. I have those hopes for agricultural extension. While there is a renewed e...
Continue reading
  176 Hits
  0 Comments
176 Hits
0 Comments

Designing Gender-sensitive Agricultural Extension Information Campaigns

Agricultural-Extension-Information-Campaigns
People often end up making suboptimal choices because they lack critical pieces of information , fail to notice important features of the data they possess , or believe things that are not true . Indeed, these " informational inefficiencies " are considered an important reason why farmers in developing countries miss out on the benefits of modern t...
Continue reading
  173 Hits
  0 Comments
173 Hits
0 Comments