2 September 2020. Double benefits for youth and private actor participation in scaling up successful extension approaches: Opportunities and challenges
- George Chemining’wa, Chairman, KeFAAS
- Silim Mohammed Nahdy, Partnerships, Executive Director, AFAAS.
- Kristin Davis, Senior Research Fellow, Development Strategy and Governance, Division, IFPRI and Project Co-Director, DLEC
- Francisca Malenga, SHEP Project, Coordinator, SHEP Approach Expert – SHEP Approach Impact on Youth and Private Sector Involvement in Kenya
- Jiro Aikawa, Senior Advisor, JICA – SHEP approach and scale up – opportunities for youth and private sector involvement.
- Orry Pratt, Agriculture Officer, Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa, FAO – Farmer field schools institutionalization
Panel Discussion Questions:
- Francisca Malenge – What opportunities and challenges do innovative extension approaches such as SHEP present for youth and private sector actors in extension?
- Jiro Aikawa – What are the unique benefits of integrating youth and private sector actors in extension and advisory services?
- Orry Pratt, What are the essential features of an extension approach that sustainably and effectively engage youth and private sector in extension and advisory services?
- Prof. Maina Mwangi – What policy measures are required to ensure successful scaling up and institutionalization of innovative extension approaches in the African Region?