This knowledge event is co-organized by the Feed the Future Developing Local Extension Capacity Project, AgReach initiative (University of Illinois), the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM), and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
The event will explore the question: “What will agricultural extension look like in 10-20 years?”
It will include a combination of presentations, panel discussions, lightning talks, and posters to discuss:
See program of the event with links to the presentations. Poster session materials are available here.
We live-streamed and recorded the following sessions:
Engaging Youth in Extension and Advisory Services, March 4, 1:30 – 3:00 pm
Systems Approach to Strengthening Extension, March 5, 9:00 – 10:30 am
A special AgReach Session on Strengthening Agricultural Extension Systems will discuss best practices and innovations for improving farmer voice, communication and delivery, with contributions from extension leaders from Malawi, Uganda, and Ethiopia. The session will be moderated by Dr. Jerome Chim’gonda from the Department of Agricultural Extension Services, Malawi.
Other sessions include: Future Issues in Extension and Advisory Services, Technology to Support Extension Workers, and Engaging Youth, Women and Minorities.
Read about our previous knowledge event on the future of extension (November 2019) in the blog "Future extension: What will it be?". Select video recording available here.
For more information about the event, please contact Dr. Kristin Davis.
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
1201 Eye St, NW, 12th Floor Conference Center
Washington, DC 20005
Photo: Mitchell Maher / International Food Policy Institute