• IALB 2015 in Solothurn

  • Adviser with farmer family

The Strategic Working Group (SWG) of the Standing Committee of Agricultural Research (SCAR) on Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems (SWG SCAR AKIS4) zoomed in on one of the cross-cutting topics identified in its 4th mandate: exploring the "Future of Advisory services” in an evolving AKIS. Read the full Policy Brief on the Future of Advisory Services as well as Policy Brief on New approaches on Agricultural Education Systems

PRO AKIS Inventory in Europe

EUFRAS is your networking platform for rural advisory services in Europe. Here on the EUFRAS-Website you find a comprehensive presentation and description of the EUFRAS member organizations with quick links to the organizations’ homepages and contact persons.

Use the EUFRAS-network to cooperate with other Rural Advisory Services (RAS) in thematic working groups.

The database of RAS-Institutions RAS-Institutions in Europe run by GFRAS is an open platform, where every organization involved in agricultural or rural extension - EUFRAS member or not - can be added.

The EU funded project PRO AKIS also compiled an inventory of the AKIS organisations, institutions and their linkages in the 27 EU countries. This inventory website holds in an interactive, searchable directory of agricultural advisory organisations. In the PRO AKIS database you will find advisory organisations and private consultants, their contact details and advisory topics.