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News: WATCH OUR RECORDED WEBINARS ON POSTHARVEST MANAGEMENT

As part of the dissemination of principles, practices and methods for postharvest management through online channels, Helvetas, FANRPAN, AFAAS and AGRIDEA held their first webinar on 24th October 2017.The guiding theme of this was: “effectiveness,... more

News: UN Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food

The UN has produced a report on UN report on the use of pesticides in agriculture. In the Report, the UN food and pollution experts say that notion that pesticides are essential to feed a fast-growing global population is a myth. more

News: The new edition of Nigeria farming magazine is out

The new edition of Nigeria farming magazine is out. This edition featured the six (6) biggest agricultural companies in Africa. The magazine is circulated to over one million farmers across the globe with over 500,000. email banks and direct... more

News: UFAAS PARTNERS WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN TO IMPLEMENT GENDER AND NUTRITION INTEGRATION WITHIN UGANDA

The Uganda Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (UFAAS), a country chapter of AFAAS, has partnered with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to implement the INGENAES Project, which stands for, 'Integrating Gender and Nutrition... more

News: UFAAS AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION WORKSHOP AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (23RD NOV, 2017 AT MOSA COURTS HOTEL, KAMPALA-UGANDA)

The purpose of the action-oriented workshop is to source field-level solutions on extension and advisory services topics from key stake holders and actors in Uganda. The event will be concluded with an Annual General Meeting for 2017. The approach... more

News: UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POSTHARVEST MANAGEMENT: PLEASE REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE

The first webinar will take place on the 24th October 2017, Please follow the link Registration Link AFAAS PHM Webinar 24.10.2017 to register for this webinar. The second webinar will take place on the 28th November 2017... more

News: Ask INGENAES Community of Practice online WhatsAPP discussion ( August 9th, 2017; 2:00pm-4:00pm)

 Millions of children across Africa suffer from malnutrition. Information about its effects in most cases are given less attention by media houses yet these effects are pose great public health challenges. One way to tackle this is by encouraging... more

News: SECOND MEETING TO REFINE THE GENDER AND NUTRITION TRAINING MATERIALS

On 28th July, 2017, a section of members who participated in the drafting of the documents for training of extension workers refined the materials which were developed during the month of June at Grand Global Hotel. The members were; Mr. Ogole Oscar... more

News: GENDER AND NUTRITION WRITESHOP

Farmer Organizations are often faced with challenges of delivering gender and nutrition information to farmers. This has often led to persistence of gender and nutrition gaps within societies. Gender and nutrition gaps often retard community... more