September 4, 2015
As part of the Indo-U.S.-African training programme on extension management, a 39-member group from Kenya, Liberia, and Malawi visited the Coimbatore TNAU to study the innovative extension approaches being developed by the university.
The 60-day programme, ‘New dimensions in Agricultural extension management,’ is being organized by the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management, Hyderabad, to strengthen cooperation in adapting technological advances and innovative solutions to address food security challenges in Africa.
Dr. C.R. Anandakumar, acting Vice Chancellor of TNAU, introduced the delegates to the initiatives of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs), Farmers Facility Centre, and other departments in imparting effective extension activities to the farming community. The delegates also visited the Kisan Call Centre, Community Radio Station, and Educational Media Centre.