نظم البحوث والإرشاد

المطبوعات

Type: مطبوعات
Year: 2022

Extension and advisory services (EAS) play a key role in facilitating innovation processes, empowering marginalized groups through capacity development, and linking farmers with markets. Advisory services are increasingly provided by a range of actors and funded from diverse sources. With the broadened scope of EAS and the growing complexity of the system, the quantitative performance indicators used in the past (e.g. related to investment, staffing or productivity) are not adequate anymore to understand whether the system is well-functioning.
To enable evidence based and informed policy and investment decision for extension and advisory systems, the EAS-Yardstick (EAS-Y) has been developed through...

Type: مطبوعات
Year: 2021

This policy brief is aimed to serve as a framework for policy-makers to formulate and tailor reform policies of public EAS systems. To this end, it provides a set of priority areas of reform action, including reviewing and assessing existing public EAS systems; strengthening legal and policy frameworks; reforming mandates of public agricultural EAS; ensuring essential public EAS services accessible; enhancing downward accountability of public EAS; strengthening multi-stakeholder coordination; developing an effective human resource development system; sustaining the adequacy of financial resources; investing in a continued way; and monitoring and evaluating the performance of public EAS systems.

Type: مطبوعات
Year: 2021

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: مطبوعات
Year: 2021

The link between agriculture and human nutrition

Type: مطبوعات
Year: 2021

This publication describes the analytical process carried out under the European Union-funded SALSA project which enabled the development of a European map of the distribution of small farms at the NUTS-3 level and assessed the capabilities and usefulness of Copernicus Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 satellites for small farms monitoring, specifically in providing information about crop types, crop area extent and crop production.