Office of Knowledge Exchange, Research and Extension

The Office provides leadership towards an integrated approach to the generation, management, sharing, communication and transfer of knowledge and information related to food, agriculture and towards the sustainable use of the earth’s natural resources in order to respond to the knowledge, technology and capacity development needs of member countries and the fostering of research, innovation, extension and learning.

OEK's work is categorized below, please select your topic of interest:

  Global Research Information page  
Knowledge Standards and Guidelines page Capacity Development page
Knowledge Exchange page Information and Communication for Develompment page
Information and Knowledge Resources page Research and Extension Systems page
  Learning page  


The Office is composed of:

Four Branches

Two Hosted Secretariats

  • Knowledge and Capacity for Development Branch
  • Knowledge Management and Library Services Branch
  • Publishing Policy and Support Branch
  • Research and Extension Branch