ZONAL INFORMATION AND EXTENSION LIAISON UNIT

RESEARCH EXTENSION – FARMER LINKAGE IN THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS ZONE

 

Main Objective

The main objective of the linkage section is to strengthen Research-Extension-Farmer Linkage in the Southern Highlands zone.

 

Specific objectives

·    To have clients’ capacity to adopt research technologies built through training of Extension staff and other stakeholders.

·    To review and document research technologies through preparation and dissemination of posters, leaflets video episodes and radio program s on the released technologies.

·    To have MAFC research capacity built to respond to clients’ research Farmers Field days and Farmers forum.

 

Zonal Information and Extension liaison Unit (ZIELU) is headed by Zonal Information Extension Liaison officer (ZIELO). The unity is strengthened to provide research needs through extension by training community, LGAS and other stake holders.

 

Under the ZIELU unit, There is a Zonal communication center (ZCC) and its responsibilities are for farmers publicity, communication through news  media ,preparation of video shows, preparation of extension training materials (leaflets ,posters, fliers ,radio ,and video    episode etc)