WEBINAR: Double benefits for youth and private actor participation in scaling up successful extension approaches

2 September 2020. Double benefits for youth and private actor participation in scaling up successful extension approaches: Opportunities and challenges

Welcoming Remarks 
  • 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
Presenters
  • 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:
  1. Francisca Malenge – What opportunities and challenges do innovative extension approaches such as SHEP present for youth and private sector actors in extension?
  2. Jiro Aikawa – What are the unique benefits of integrating youth and private sector actors in extension and advisory services?
  3. 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?
  4. Prof. Maina Mwangi – What policy measures are required to ensure successful scaling up and institutionalization of innovative extension approaches in the African Region?

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