Improving integrated agricultural extension services
Description: Strengthening the delivery of extension and research services related to the management of agricultural, forestry, and pastoral systems to ensure the sustainable use of biological resources and the conservation of biodiversity.
Implementation: This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities. Agenda 21 recommends developing and improving integrated agricultural extension services and facilities and rural organizations, taking into account the different needs of subsistence agriculture and of market-oriented crops.
Type Classification: D: Detailed strategies