Sistemas de investigación y extensión

Publicaciones

Type: Publicaciones
Year: 2021

Food production and consumption patterns have changed significantly in recent decades. Food supply chains have become ever more integrated and globalized. This has imposed additional constraints on the majority of small-holder farmers. The required shift from subsistence farming to more commercially-oriented farming is a slow process and often hampered by several challenges: weak management and business skills, limited ability to manage risks, the quality and quantity of production, poorly organized producers, lack of capital, poorly developed markets, and high costs of intermediaries and transactions. The publication shows how pluralistic actors in extension and advisory service (EAS) systems can support rural...

Type: Publicaciones
Year: 2020

The entire EAS system, including service providers, needs to develop new capacities to listen to and respond to the needs and requirements of different categories of producers.

Type: Publicaciones
Year: 2020

Agricultural research and extension systems are central to unlock the potential of agricultural innovation and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Type: Publicaciones
Year: 2020

This FAO special issue presents innovations related to the approaches, tools and methods with case studies and examples of climate risk management and resilience building in agriculture. It contains contributions from 42 authors representing 21 organizations and institutes around the world. 
Edited by Selvaraju Ramasamy, PhD
Head, Research and Extension Unit (OINR)

Type: Publicaciones
Year: 2020

Why must we enhance linkages between research, extension and producers?