Five-pronged Approach to Agricultural Value-chain

The SAA has created a positive impact through its efforts to improve the effectiveness of national agricultural extension systems to provide smallholder farmers with a range of appropriate technological options and knowledge along agricultural value-chain. It has been achieved by building capacity and creating stronger links between research and extension and then to farmers and farmer-based organizations (FBOs). In order to meet their diverse needs, the SAA implements a value-chain extension approach through its five thematic areas as described below.

Contents

Theme1: Crop Productivity Enhancement

Theme 1: Crop Productivity Enhancement

The theme promotes productivity-enhancing technologies including fertilizer, improved varieties, climate smart production technologies and other good agricultural practices.

Theme2: Post-harvest & Agroprocessing

Theme 2: Posthatvest & Agro-processing

The theme promotes value-adding technologies in the areas of postharvest handling, storages and agro-processing.

Theme 3: Public-Private Partnership & Market Access

The theme supports imporved access for input (improved seeds and fertilizer) and creating linkages for output market for farming commnunities.

Theme 4: Human Resource Development

The theme partners with universities to develop specialized curriculum for mid-career extension agents to develop their capacities.

Theme 5: Monitoring, Evaluation,Learning & Sharing

The theme aims to implement effective monitoring and evaluation system to assess impact of the programs and learn from experiences.

SAA Publications

SAA History Book "Take it to the farmer"

September.23.2016

Electronic version of SAA History Book is available here.

SAA Success Stories

September.23.2016

Electronic version of SAA Success Stories is available here.

Newsletter of the SAA

September.23.2016

Electronic versions of Feeding the Future are available here.

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Nippon Foundation