Month: December 2016

Workshop on the Use of AFAAS Virtual Social Network Platform (VSNP) for Advisory Services

Workshop on the Use of AFAAS Virtual Social Network Platform (VSNP) for Advisory Services Date: January 2017 [A CALL TO ALL NIFAAS MEMBERS TO REGISTER] The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) is a continental platform for mutual learning and innovation among agricultural extension and advisory services providers across Africa. AFAAS, alongside GFRAS, is the parent organization of NIFAAS. As part of its strategies for fostering inter-regional experiential sharing of information and collaboration, as well as building real-time online advisory services platform, AFAAS has developed a Virtual Social Networking Platform (VSNP) using its web-link http://networking.afaas-africa.org/. Users are encouraged...

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NIFAAS Is Strategic in Achieving Extension Aspiration for Nigeria– Permanent Secretary FMARD

Dr. Shehu Ahmed, the Perm. Sec. FMARD & Chairman, NIFAAS  Board of Trustees, has stated that NIFAAS is strategic in fulfilling the aspirations of Nigeria with regard to its agricultural extension agenda. The Permanent Secretary said this while he was receiving a delegation NIFAAS Executive Committee in his office, Abuja, on Wednesday 30 November 2016. He immediately hinted that NIFAAS would be fully mainstreamed into the Ministry’s budget system in the coming years. The committee also presented to the BoT chair his Membership Certificate and NIFAAS Registration...

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NIFAAS Excos Meet with BOT Chairman

The Executive Committee of NIFAAS, on Wednesday 30 November 2016, met with the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development at Abuja. This was part of its Executive Committee meeting which took place at the premises of the Ministry. Highlights included Presentation of Membership Certificate and NIFAAS Registration Certificate to Dr. Shehu Ahmed, Perm. Sec. FMARD, & Chairman, NIFAAS  Board of Trustees  (BoT).  ...

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