This fifth annual symposium took place on April 2-3 on the University of Illinois campus and was co-sponsored by AgReach.
Participants enjoyed a a keynote address by Senior Research Officer Dr. Ed Laws from the Overseas Development Institute on “Towards a more politically-informed approach to institutional change and capacity-building for agricultural extension.“ Click here for more information about Dr. Laws and ODI.
Participants also enjoyed a presentation by Ashok Gulati, Infosys Chair Professor for Agriculture, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, “Making India Hunger Free: Role of Institutions and Innovations”
Other sessions included:
- Information and Communication Technologies for Food Security
- Approaches to Building Capacity in Research and Extension
- Strengthening Higher Education Institutions and
- Evidence of Agricultural Development Approaches through Research.