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The International Ag Extension Academy is part of the International Programs Office (IPO) of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis.
The International Agricultural Extension Academy brings extension training to a new level with a highly developed system of tools and practices devoted to empowering agricultural extension workers worldwide. Focusing on a “train the trainer” approach, extension workers learn from experts with many years of on-the-ground experience working directly with farmers. As needs of farmers and extension workers vary by country and region, academy staff listen, learn and then lead empowering training activities tailored to the direct needs of the extension staff in each country. This collaborative learning approach is what make the academy a proven leader in the field of extension. When extension reaches farmers in a meaningful way, farmers and extension staff connect with one another, and thus the farmers become far more likely to integrate recommended practices on their farms and into their households – creating positive change in their own lives and those of their families and communities.
Team members have extension experience in:
Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Rep of Korea, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Thailand, Timor L'Este, Uganda, USA, Vietnam, Zambia
Core Team Members
Core Team members (UC Davis)
Strategic Internal partnerships: Graduate School of Management Entrepreneurship Academy
Strategic External partners:
We have worked in a range of capacities with each of the following.
Global Extension resources
Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services GFRAS
UC Davis Agricultural and Natural Resources ANR
Facebook - Regional Extension Groups and Organizations
Integrating Nutrition and Gender into Agricultural Extension Services INGENAES
University of California Integrated Pest Management