Global Farmer Field School Platform

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1 11 December 2019
During the first week of December, FFS experts, ICT specialists and key partners gathered in FAO headquarters in Rome to discuss the role of digital technologies in FFS.   At FAO’s Technical Workshop on ICT and farmer field schools, held from 3...
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1 09 December 2019
Addis Ababa - Agricultural experts and academia drawn from Eastern and Southern African nations called on governments to increase the reach, impact, and institutionalisation of Farmer Field Schools (FFS) through adaptive approaches to ensure that farmers in Africa are fully engaged...
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2 03 December 2019 - 05 December 2019
30 years after the creation of FFS, the landscape of knowledge and information has changed dramatically. Challenges with infrastructure, digital literacy, gender-digital divide, cost of access and capacity development need to be addressed to promote sustainable use of ICTs in...
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2 29 November 2019 - 30 November 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW) (Spodoptera frugiperda), a transboundary insect pest native of the Americas, was first officially reported in India late July 2018, initially confined to the Southern State of Karnataka. Despite multiple measures implemented, due to its biology and...
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1 27 November 2019
From November 5th to 8th, the “Development of Sustainable Development Goals Villages” project (SDG Villages Project), jointly developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), GF Securities and China Agriculture Science and Education Foundation (CASEF), launched...
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