Extension and Innovation

Joint rapid appraisal on strengthening agricultural innovation systems in Africa, Asia and Latin America – Synthesis Report 2021

This report summarizes studies conducted in a framework of TAP-AIS project implemented by FAO’s Research and Extension Unit, and funded by the European Union as a component of the European Union initiative on “Development Smart Innovation through Research in Agriculture” (DeSIRA). The studies were conducted by consultants and staff at the regional research and extension organizations in Asia, Africa and Latin America, namely the Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), Asia-Pacific Islands Rural Advisory Services Network (APIRAS), Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS), Latin American Network of Rural Extension Services (RELASER) and Forum of the Americas for Agricultural Research and Technology Development (FORAGRO)/ Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).