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News: INGENAES Symposium: Promoting Gender Responsive and Nutrition Sensitive Agricultural Extension

The INGENAES project and UFAAS together are hosting the Regional Symposium March 5 - 8, 2018, in Kampala, to bring together extension stakeholders to discuss and deliberate on promoting gender and nutrition sensitive agricultural extension. The... more

News: Natural Resources Institute (NRI) Annual Review 2016 -2017 published

The rNatural Resources Institute (NRI) has published its Annual Review 2016 -2017. The review presents a snapshot of NRI's work in a series of stories covering ten of their thematic areas. The stories reflect NRI's research and development work,... more

News: UFAAS 2017, ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION WORKSHOP

Board Members (Uganda Forum for Agricultural Advisory Serivices), members (Uganda Forum for Agricultural Advisory Serivices) and participants who attended the Annual General Meeting and Agricultural Extension Workshop on Revitalizing Extension in... more

News: Reflections on the 3rd AFAAS Africa-Wide Agricultural Extension Week 2017 AFAAS Content

The 3rd AFAAS Africa-Wide Agricultural Extension Week 2017 had a number of side events and a record breaking more than 700 delegates. The main theme was “Scaling up Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA): integrating youth, women, and the digital... more

News: The Durban Declaration on: “SCALING UP CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE: INTEGRATING YOUTH, WOMEN AND THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION” AFAAS Content

Over 700 representatives from African ministries of agriculture; agricultural extension and advisory systems (including public, private and civil society organizations); farmers and their organizations; academia; national, regional and international... more

News: U-Goats in Central Uganda - an opportunity for networking

Launching a goat development network for NE-Central Wednesday 13th Dec, Mukono What is U-Goats? more

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