This year’s Centennial
Anniversary Celebration of the U.S. Cooperative Extension System (CES) highlights
the important outreach and service function that the CES continues to provide
through the auspices of U.S. Land Grant Universities. With the growing interest in extension around
the world – and in keeping with the Centennial Celebration - USDA/NIFA and
GFRAS will offer a webinar to explore the future and potential role of a
country’s higher education institution(s) in providing extension/advisory
services. Highlights from the webinar
will help policy makers, government and non-government organizations, university
leaders, donors, and agricultural service providers as they work to strengthen
extension/outreach services in the U.S. and around the world.
Please let us know at your
earliest convenience if you plan to join the webinar by sending an email to
Participants joining the webinar should enter as Guests from the webinar link and will hear the audio through their computer (VOIP).
The webinar will consist of three 30-minute segments: Views from the U.S.; Reflections from Other Countries, and Open Discussion.
Presenters from the US
Presenters from Other
Countries will reflect on:
Discussion of the presenters’ remarks will be kicked off by Gary Alex of USAID. Additional comments from other web participants will be made through a Chat Feature.
The Webinar and Chat will be recorded for play back by those who are unable to participate during the live session.
Renee Pardello, Michael McGirr, Greg Crosby, Hiram Larew
Created by Ashley Griffin