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CTA holds international conference on extension services

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and its partners will organise an international conference entitled Innovations in Extension and Advisory Services: Linking Knowledge to Policy and Action for Food and Livelihoods of from 15 ? 18 November 2011.

The event, which takes place in Nairobi, Kenya, will bring together farmers and some of the world’s leading thinkers, policy makers, extension practitioners, researchers, development experts, academia, donors and the media.

The conference is aimed at sharing knowledge of best practices, and building coalitions of various development actors to advocate policy reforms and innovations in extension and advisory services.

The conference will address four themes: policy challenges in agricultural extension, capacity development, modern tools and approaches for delivering extension services, and learning networks for fostering continuous innovation in extension.


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