August 2013 Agricultural Extension Week

Workshop in Kenya, Source: Flickr (CIMMYT)

The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) is hosting an Agricultural Extension Week from 5-10 August 2013 in Gaborone, Botswana.  The theme of the event is "Value Chain Approach in Agricultural Development: Coping with New Demands for Agricultural Advisory Services".  Sub-themes of the conference will include ICT, gender, climate change adaptation and mitigation, extension policies, and global rural advisory services perspectives.

More information on the conference can be found on the AFAAS website at:  http://www.afaas-africa.org/apps/news/item/11/

The concept note for the conference can be found here: Concept Note (pdf file)