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.
The FY2017 Farmer-to-Farmer Implementing Partners Meeting was held on December 6, 2016 with 46 participants. Following the meeting, VEGA distributed an online feedback survey to all participants on December 12 and sent a reminder email on December 20. In total, 24 respondents shared feedback through the anonymous survey.
On December 7, 2016 the Farmer-to-Farmer community gathered in Washington, DC for the annual Implementing Partners Meeting. This summary includes notes on all the topics discussed, including:
Please find below the Fiscal Year 2016 Farmer-to-Farmer Annual Report. The report is broken up below in two sections. The first is program overview, impacts and management, including attachments:
Updated version of the F2F program-wide brochure, formatted as a flyer.
Information for volunteers on the Pesticides Evaluation Report and Safer Action Plan (PERSUAP).
Required format of PERSUAP reporting annex for Farmer-to-Farmer semi-annual and annual reports. March 2015 Revision.