Research and Extension Systems

News

Type: News
Year: 2021

FAO and CATAS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further their collaboration.

Type: News
Year: 2021

A revamped version of the TECA platform is now available.  Find out more in the TECA newsletter.

Type: News
Year: 2020

OINR is organising a series of webinars to discuss the role of extension and advisory services in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in different regions.

Type: News
Year: 2016

CABI, the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International, has published the three main products (Synthesis DocumentConceptual Background, and Guidance Note on Operationalization) of the TAP Common Framework, whose objective is to advance agricultural innovation in tropical countries. More specifically, the Common Framework aims at promoting better coherence and greater impact of Capacity Development (CD) for Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS).  

The Conceptual Background and the Guidance Note on Operationalization provide concepts, principles, definitions, approaches and tools to better understand the AIS architecture, assess CD needs, and plan, implement, and evaluate CD interventions. The Synthesis Document summarizes the content of the Conceptual Background. 

The Common Framework was developed in 2015 through...

Type: News
Year: 2016

A new multi-media production (available here) showcases the positive outcome of an integrated pest management (IPM) initiative to control olive pests in the hills surrounding Canino, a small town in central Italy. The short film has been produced and released in the context of Impresa, a project funded by the European Union to assess the impact of research on EU agriculture in which FAO participated.

Initiated by ENEA (the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Sustainable economic development) in 1979, the Canino project was demand-driven and implemented through a multi-stakeholders platform. According to a recent study done under Impresa by FAO's Research and...

1 2 3 4 5 6