Workshop on Collaboration between Agricultural Education and Extension Offices

Establishing Collaboration between Agriculture High Schools/Institutes and Directorate of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (DAIL)

It was a first ever workshop of its kind, facilitated by the National Agriculture Education College, took place at the FAO meeting hall at MAIL. The participants were hosted by NAEC over night.

The workshop on collaborative practice among agricultural high schools and district extension offices brought together staff from schools and DAIL offices in 35 districts randomly spread over the country. Representatives from MAIL and TVET authority also take an active part in the workshop.    

The workshop has been preceded by a survey, conducted at the district level. The workshop was to build on the first outcomes of this survey, and use the face to face interaction to sharpen and further detail the insights on possible ways forward in developing collaborative practices.  

Workshop Objectives

  • To build support among school and DAIL office managers for collaborative initiatives to improve service delivery
  • To generate, explore and share realistic and ambitious pilot initiatives on collaborative practices among the 35 districts
  • To detail insights in potential synergies and their required support measures to improve service delivery