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Vibrant Youth -Uganda

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This is a Community Based Organization (CBO) registered at Ssembabule district local government in Uganda. They are located in Katwe  Village, Lwebitakuli subcounty. Operating as a Youth empowerment center, this  youth-led, non-profit organization targets young people between 15 and 35 yrs both men  and women. Inspired by the life challenges of Mr. Gerald Kasiita, this […]

Gender Makes Business Sense

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Agribusiness training focusing purely on production and business planning has not brought about the desired impact on Africa’s agricultural sector. Previous training approaches do not take the realities into account for half of the agricultural workforce: women. Gender makes Business Sense (GmBS) is a practical capacity development journey for agripreneurs that enhances their understanding of […]

Field School Networks for East Africa

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The last stage of Field Schools implementation is the scaling out stage. Most Field schools would initiate other Farmer-run Field schools or become an investment entity able to benefit from the private sector or other devolved funding. The issue of Field Schools networks dates back to to 2006 during the implementation of the IFAD funded […]

TWIGIRE MUHINZI Extension Program in Rwanda

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This is a blend of the FFS approach and the Farmer promoter approach that has revolutionized agricultural education and extension in Rwanda. This programme is implemented by the Rwanda Agriculture Board. The department of Crop Research and Technology Transfer is headed by Mr. Jean Claude Izamuhaye. The Department of Crop Research and Technology Transfer is […]

The Year 2021 in Focus

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A great welcome to all members. We thank the Almighty for enabling us to see 2021. The FS-Hub submission for the year includes but not limited to – 1.Strengthened National Field Schools Coordination units. 2. FS included and mainstream in government, sub-governments and private sector extension programmes. 3. Establishment of one (regional) or more Private […]

The Field Schools Hub Knowledge Sharing Events

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The Eastern Africa Field Schools Hub is “a Centre of excellence for Field Schools (FS) implementation and quality control.” It was launched on 30th May 2018 in Entebbe, Uganda. Currently the hub is hosted by the Africa Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) www.afaas-africa.org , and is implemented in 11 countries (EAC and IGAD). The overall goal is to […]

Weekly FS Webinars

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The Eastern Africa Field Schools Hub, has scheduled FS webinars for the purpose of information sharing and experience sharing on the Farmers Field School approach. The webinars will be presented by a select team of experts and FS practitioners. The FS Hub webinars are held every Wednesday of the week as from 1000 – 1100 […]