Commentary: Putting Agricultural Extension Back on the Development Agenda

Agricultural extension plays a crucial role in promoting productivity, increasing food security, improving rural livelihoods, and promoting agriculture as an engine of pro-poor economic growth. A recent confluence of factors—such as rising food prices, renewed government and donor interest in agriculture and advisory services, and a broad commitment to restructure global agricultural development institutions—has led to a resurgence of interest in Agriculture extension. Read more here.

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