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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: STRENGTHENING EXTENSION SKILLS OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS IN AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN Project Number: 0210-22310-004-41
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Mar 01, 2011
End Date: Sep 30, 2011

Objective:
Enhance rural livelihood by improving access to agricultural information.

Approach:
Under the auspices of the Af-Pak Trilateral, a consortium of Land-Grant universities involving University of California (UC) Davis as lead along with Iowa State Universitay, Purdue University, Maryland University and Washington State University was formed to help strengthen the extension and delivery systems of Afghanistan and Pakistan to better meet the needs of farmers and the rural poor. In support of this, a series of in-region extension workshops is proposed to: (1) Strengthen technical skills in priority areas to provide a context for extension training, and (2) Provide an extension framework for subsequent implementation.

Last Modified: 4/16/2014
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