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Webinar: How to host an effective agricultural extension workshop (Hort4Dev Professional Series)

Event Date: 
Aug 29, 2019
11:00 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Online Event
Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Horticulture


How to set up and run workshops—and other processes of developing a successful agricultural extension program—will be the focus of this webinar. Learn how to gather background information on your audience, strategies for engagement and monitoring adoption in this sixth webinar in the Horticulture for Development Professional Series, hosted by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Horticulture.

This webinar will begin online at 11 a.m. EDT, Aug. 29. Registration is free and required.

​​​​​​This webinar will prepare participants to design an effective extension program, with an emphasis on implementing a productive workshop. The sessions will introduce best practices for delivering a workshop or other training, including promoting learner engagement through icebreakers and activities, and ways to help ensure adoption of the information or technology. Rashmi Ekka of Agribusiness Associates will lead this webinar. Ekka has nearly a decade of experience in strategy and international development consulting and currently works as a project manager for two Horticulture Innovation Lab research projects in Rwanda and Burkina Faso. Join the Twitter discussion about this webinar series with the hashtag #Hort4Dev.

More details about this agricultural extension webinar are available on the Horticulture for Development Professional Series webpage.

About the Horticulture for Development Professional Series

The Horticulture Innovation Lab is hosting a series of nine webinars focused on professional development for researchers, students, practitioners, and others interested in the intersections between horticulture and international development.

Webinars are scheduled for Thursdays, starting at 11 a.m. EDT and will last approximately 90 minutes.

Webinar participants are invited to select individual sessions of interest. Participants who actively join all nine live webinars will earn a Horticulture for Development Professional Series certificate.

Find more information on the Horticulture for Development Professional Series webpage, including upcoming webinar topics, registration links, and previous webinar recordings. For questions, please contact horticulture@ucdavis.edu.

The Horticulture Innovation Lab is a global research network that advances fruit and vegetable innovations, empowering smallholder farmers to earn more income while better nourishing their communities. The program is led by UC Davis, with funding from USAID as part of the U.S. government’s global Feed the Future initiative.


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