Based on a systematic Capacity Needs Assessment of Extension and Advisory Services (EAS) in Odisha, undertaken by the Centre for Research on Innovation and Science Policy (CRISP) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in 2018-19, a strategy was developed to address these identified capacity gaps. Based on the prioritised capacity needs and recommendations from

This report was prepared with funding support from the International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). With IDC completing five years in 2019, ICRISAT has commissioned the Centre for Research on Innovation and Science Policy (CRISP) to undertake a review of IDC’s vision and mission, its past and current project portfolio, and how it

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome, (2020)Prepared by Magdalena Blum, Francesca Cofini and Rasheed Sulaiman V The purposes of the modules are to review the major reforms being considered internationally – reforms that aim to change the policy and institutional structure and operations of public sector agricultural extension systems, and thus enhance

This report was prepared with support from the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) as part of the STRASA (Stress Tolerant Rice Varieties for Asia and Africa) project by Nimisha Mittal, Onima V T, Rasheed Sulaiman V, Athira E. The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has been working with Odisha’s Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment

This report was prepared with support from the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)- Government of Odisha collaborative project on ‘Development of Agriculture in Odisha’ by Onima V T, Rasheed Sulaiman V, Sreeram Vishnu and Nimisha Mittal. This work, commissioned by IRRI, is primarily meant to explore new partnerships in Odisha to strengthen technology promotion among

This report is prepared by Nimisha Mittal, Sreeram Vishnu, Rasheed Sulaiman V and Onima VT with support from the STRASA (Stress Tolerant Rice Varieties for Asia and Africa) project; through the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). The report provides a lucid narrative of the study undertaken to assess the Institutional Innovations used to promote women-led

THE NEW EXTENSIONIST

CRISP led the development of the Global Position Paper “The New Extensionist: Roles, Strategies and Capacities to strengthen Extension and Advisory Services” for the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS). Extension and advisory services (EAS) play an important role in agricultural development. However, these services need new capacities to address the current challenges in

CRISP is currently involved in developing a Policy Paper “Tailoring Rural Advisory Services for Family Farms for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The UN General Assembly declared 2014 to be the International Year of Family Farming and invited the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to facilitate implementation of the

EXTENSION POLICY

How To Develop And Implement Extension Policies? Lessons From Four Australasian Countries  CRISP Contributed a chapter to the GFRAS Policy Compendium (2015) analysing the experience with development and implementation of extension policies We should view extension policy as something beyond a statement of intent. It must be a means to develop strategies, procedures, and working

During 18 August to 30 September 2014, CRISP in association with AESA, the Indian Veterinary Research Institute and the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS) organised an e-discussion on “Role of Producer Organisations in Strengthening Ex tension and Advisory Services in the Dairy/Livestock Sector in India”. This discussion was followed by several rounds of