The Developing Local Extension Capacity project's latest diagnostics for Bangladesh and Nigeria take a critical and constructive approach to the existing systems, their successes, their gaps and how they have affected the agricultural outcomes and outputs within the respective countries. The studies also identify current and future challenges and opportunities to address them.
Seven key elements have made the Farmer-to-Farmer Program (F2F) so effective over its 31 years and should be preserved into the future to maintain the program’s success.
This resource contains examples of Farmer-to-Farmer Associate Awards from Angola to Vietnam. Information includes implementers, the activity's goals, budget and timeline.
This enhanced set of standard indicator tables includes built-in columns and formulas to check the quality of and identify specific errors in F2F standard indicator data. For each table, there is a separate tab for raw data, data with checks incorporated, and a clean final set of data. Try cleaning the sample data and using the clean tabs to check your work!
VEGA SPSP hosted the Farmer-to-Farmer Learning Seminar on April 5, 2017. Tips and Tricks for Reviewing F2F Data was led by Erin Baize, F2F Program Analyst at USAID. During the seminar, Baize takes participants through the process she uses to review standard indicator data followed by questions and discussion. Below you can find links to more resources to help navigate through F2F data.
An updated version of guidance from USAID on collecting and reporting on Farmer-to-Farmer standard indicators.
Excel expert Sherri Kabaou of Winrock International shares her tips and shortcuts for reviewing F2F standard indicator data.
On March 1, 2017, VEGA attended the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) webinar Agents of Change in Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation: The Value of Facilitators. Below is a one-page summary detailing lessons learned along with links to a recording and the presentation's slideshow.