Month: February 2017

AFAAS Kicks Off the 2017 Stakeholders Meeting in Kampala

The African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS), which is the parent body for NIFAAS, has kick-started its 2017 Stakeholders Meeting in Kampala, Uganda. The participants include country forum focal persons, host institution’s finance officers, and the communication, information and knowledge managers for each forum. The Stakeholders meeting, which was scheduled from 22 to 24 February 2017, is a forum for reviewing 2016 achievements of country forums (CFs) as well as planning for 2017...

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AFAAS Has Made Tremendous Progress… Mary Kamau, AFAAS BOT Chair

Mrs Mary Kamau has observed that the continental body, AFAAS has made tremendous progress with regard to its mandate of implementing the Agric Extension and Advisory Services component of CAADP. She mentioned this while presiding over the various country reports at the 2017 Stakeholders Meeting of AFAAS in Kampala, Uganda, The Stakeholders meeting is a forum for review of 2016 achievements of country forums (CFs) as well as planning for 2017 activities. present at the meeting also financial officers of CF host institutions and Communication, Information and Knowledge Managers of each...

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NAERLS Launches Renewed Efforts at Entrepreneurship Development

There is a saying that ‘technicians rule the world’. And indeed, no salary earner has ever been cited in the Wold Book of wealthy men and women. In today’s world of economic uncertainties, there is no issue that should be addressed as a matter of urgent national importance than that of skills acquisition, especially with regard to our teeming youths. There seems to be a failure of our education system in yielding the expected economic self-sustenance and sufficiency after years of training in the school environment. A skill is the ability to do something well, usually gained through training...

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