Empowering Family Farmers Conference

The Iranian Agricultural Extension and Education Association (IAEEA) and the University of Zanjan, in celebration of the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) 2014  will hold the 1st international conference of the Asian and Pacific Islands Rural Advisory Services (APIRAS) and the 5th Congress of Extension and Education in Agriculture and NRM on September 2-4, 2014, University of Zanjan, Iran.

With the theme “Facilitating Information and Innovations for Empowering Family Farmers”, the three-day conference aims to provide an opportunity for the participants to share their knowledge and experiences regarding rural development and extension approaches to support these farmers in order to manage their challenges. 

This conference is made possible with the collaboration of the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS), the Asian and Pacific Islands Rural Advisory Services (APIRAS), World Rural Forum (WRF), the University of Wageningen, the University of Tehran, Iranian Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture, Iranian Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare, and other international and national institutions

For more information, visit: http://aesa-gfras.net/newsandevents.aspx?id=61



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