UAF to hold 1st International Conference under Agri. Extension

University of Agriculture will hold two day international conference on 27 and 28th February 2014. The main theme of that international conference is Emerging Horizons of Agri. Extension for Sustainable Rural Development.

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Agricultural development is closely associated with the development of the ability of the farmer’s understanding and adoption of improved production practices. Farmers need to be equipped with latest information through bridging the existing gaps. This gap can be filled by the extension agency. Diversified advisory services can play vital role in development of rural masses. For the long term commitment and sustainable future mainstreaming agricultural extension is key towards development. Through comprehensive reforms, collaborative researches, investment in agricultural extension sector and empowering farmers, development could be possible at ease. In the light of these facts present conference is designed with following themes;

  • Capacity building through extension education
  • Agricultural extension and livelihoods
  • Role of agricultural extension in ensuring food security
  • Climate change mitigation through agricultural extension
  • Agricultural extension and natural resources conservation
  • Gender issues and agricultural extension
  • Population pressure and stagnant resources; what extension can do?
  • ICT’s and technology transfer

Last Date for Abstract Submission: Feb, 15, 2014

Last Date for Registration: Feb, 20, 2014

Registration Fee: Students, 500RS Professionals: 1000RS

Participation certificates also will be given to participants

Venue: New Senate Hall, UAF

For registration, you can contact:

Dr. Muhammad Iftikhar
Chief Organizer/Focal Person 0300-6666500
Saleem Ashraf



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