There is often a critical gap between knowing what could be helpful and then making that information known so that it can be put into practice. Filling that gap is the specialty of an organization called Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS; www.meas-extension.org/). MEAS has produced a wealth of informational materials focused on best strategies, tools and resources for strengthening the role that rural extension systems play in increasing food production and farm income. Their publications are relevant to those looking for the best ways to transfer knowledge and skills to farmers coping with various challenges.



  1. The objective for MEAS is to define and disseminate good practice strategies and approaches to establishing efficient, effective and financially sustainable rural extension and advisory service systems in selected countries. Our goal is to help transform and modernize these extension systems, so...
  2. There is often a critical gap between knowing what could be helpful and then making that information known so that it can be put into practice. Filling that gap is the specialty of an organization called Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS; www.meas-extension.org/). MEAS has...
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  4. Current and Future Roles in Extension and Advisory Services in Southeast Asia Prepared by Abram Bicksler and Rick Burnette, ECHO Asia Impact Center; Ricky Bates, Penn State University Farm Center Indochina (FCI) (November 2013) Sustainable Agriculture Training Center, Hmawbi (SATC) (October 2013)...
  5. Seventy-five percent of the world’s poor live in rural areas and the majority of these people depend on agriculture to survive.1 Enhancing farmers’ and agricultural workers’ livelihoods is essential to addressing rural poverty. To address this need, input providers and other agricultural actors...