The Agriculture, Climate, and Energy Challenge and EAS
Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services:Defining the Challenges of the 21st CenturyMEAS Global Learning Exchangeon Best Fit Approaches in Brent M. SimpsonExtension and Advisory Services Michigan State UniversityWashington, D.C., June 6, 2012
World Population Growth World Bank: 100 percent increase in cereal production by 2050; FAO: 70 percent increase in cereal production by 2050.
What does this mean for AES?• Better educated field staff and managers• Improved access to different types of information• Greater inter-sectorial coordination• Higher levels of collaboration between EAS actors• Contextualized reliance on markets• Recognition of and increased reliance on farmer agency
This presentation was given by: Dr. Brent Simpson Michigan State University on behalf of MEAS at the Global Learning Exchange on Best Fit Approaches in Extension and Advisory Services Washington, D.C. on June 6, 2012
Disclaimer:This presentation was made possible by the generous support ofthe American people through the United States Agency forInternational Development, USAID. The contents are theresponsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect theviews of USAID or the United States Government.www.meas-extension.org