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Type: Webinars

Webinar presented by FAO’s Research and Extension Unit (OINR) and Agrinatura

1 December 2020
The aim of the webinar is to present complementary and joint work areas of Agrinatura and FAO in the next three years, with the main objective to strengthen Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS) and partnerships between Universities and Research Centres throughout Europe and developing countries for inclusive, responsible and impactful agricultural innovations, in the context of sustainable agricultural development and food security.

In 2015, FAO and Agrinatura engaged in the EU-funded Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems (CDAIS) project (2015-2019)...

Type: Publications

Since the 1980s, investments in public sector extension have declined, while new challenges and opportunities faced by producers have dramatically increased the need for diversified services, around topics such as sustainable production, climate change adaptation, links to markets and entrepreneurship, community mobilization, nutrition-sensitive agriculture and much more.

Type: Webinars

6 April 2021The recording of the webinar is now available here. 

The pluralistic Extension and Advisory Services (EAS) systems, which recognise the diversity of EAS providers, nowadays need to address many more demands of a wider variety of clients that go far beyond production and technology transfer. Hence, the EAS systems are challenged to transform themselves to encompass innovative entrepreneurship models and rapidly develop entrepreneurship capacities. To that end, EAS actors and institutions require specific conducive environment that would ensure fast progress and scaling up.

Recognising the increasing...

Type: News

The EU-funded and implemented by UN`s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) "Strengthening Agricultural Advisory Services" project organized a discussion for local farmers on the main diseases and pests of sunflower, their control and priority areas of agricultural advisory services in Sarkar village of Samukh region. Along with experts and employees of the Project office in Ganja, employees of the Azerbaijan State Agricultural University and Samukh Plant Protection Center also took part in the discussion. Previous project assessments related to the farm structure and farmers' existing knowledge have indicated a serious demand for advisory services...

Type: Webinars

The TECA Platform contains a wide range of practices that promote regenerative agriculture from different parts of the world. All practices have been tested by farmers on their farms for a number of years with positive results.

In this webinar we present practices focusing on experiences and lessons learned from adoption of good practices related to regenerative agriculture, in particular we are highlighting successful practices that improve soil fertility through mulching tree residuals. The first practice Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration was successfully applied and replicated in many countries in Africa, South-eastern Asia and the Caribbean. The second practice The Inga tree...

Type: Webinars

The videos and PPTs from the webinar are now available here

The webinar was organised jointly by the European Union (EU) funded ‘AgriLink’ project and the Research and Extension Unit (OINR) of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). It aims to explore the opportunities, challenges and potential pitfalls associated with the current trends in the digital delivery of extension and advisory services (EAS) to farmers – with a specific focus upon the empowerment of small and family farmers.

Type: Webinars

Side event at the 8th TAP Partners Assembly organized by the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture Intensification (CoSAI) in collaboration with the Asia- Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), and FONTAGRO.

Type: Webinars

Side event at the 8th TAP Partners Assembly organized by the European Alliance on Agricultural Knowledge for Development (Agrinatura), the DeSIRA-LIFT project, the Directorate-General for International Partnerships of the European Commission (DG INTPA) and the DeSIRA initiative.

Type: Webinars

Evento paralelo en la 8ª Asamblea de Socios TAP organizado por la Red Latinoamericana de Servicios de Extensión Rural (RELASER) y por el Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA)
El objetivo de este evento paralelo es generar un espacio de discusión sobre el Marco en Común de la Plataforma de Agricultura Tropical (TAP) para fortalecer sistemas de innovación agropecuaria (SIA). Presentaremos los resultados de la evaluación rápida de la adopción del Marco en Común de la TAP llevada a cabo durante 2020, y un análisis académico de las 5 capacidades clave requeridas por los SIA.

Type: Webinars

Side event at the 8th TAP Partners Assembly organized by the Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africa (AARINENA)