Month: December 2018

2018: Reviewing NIFAAS Capacity Building Activities

2018 for NIFAAS can best be described as the year of capacity building; a year of general learning and network facilitation. Training of Trainers Workshop for NIFAAS Gender Working Group, 25th January 2018 at the Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) Training Hall, along Ilorin-Jebba Road, Kwara State. A total of twenty-eight (28) registered members of NIFAAS-GWG (comprising 8 men and 20 women) and three (3) unregistered participants were in attendance.   Capacity Building on Youth Entrepreneurship and Mentorship for the NIFAAS Youth Working Group in Nigeria, 26 January 2018. The training workshop was on Youth Entrepreneurship and Mentorship, 26 January...

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ANNOUNCING THE NIFAAS BOOK PROJECT

NIFAAS is in the process of publishing a book on Extension Methods. Below are suggested topics which are not exhaustive. Please if you have other topics which are not included here, please let me know. Interested members are invited to write on any of the chapters. Procedure is, pick a chapter of your choice and inform the editor, through his WhatsApp no- 08035485064. Editor will in turn inform you on whether to go ahead. Depending on the responses, authors may be merged. It is strictly, first come, first served. Thanks. Prof. Ike Nwachukwu   EXTENSION METHODS Extension services Extension...

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SUCCESS STORIES IN AGRIC ADVISORY SERVICES: A call for entries

NIFAAS is in the process of compiling and publishing success stories in our extension and advisory services. Members are invited to submit such stories for publication. There are many innovations or technologies (used here loosely to mean any new, simple ideas that people are using that have brought immense benefits to users). It could also be methods of analyzing data, measuring variables, indigenous methods of measuring production levels, controlling pests and diseases, etc. What is a success story? It is an idea, innovation, technology, process, or indigenous knowledge that has been introduced to farmers and they are successfully using...

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