Practices to Optimize Water Use in Barley Production
Authors: Fernando Morales and Francisco Alarcon, CIMMYT It is estimated that less than 1% of the total water on the planet is freshwater accessible to humans. Under the current scenario
Science, Technology and Innovation to Transform Agriculture in the Americas
Authors: Fernando Morales and Francisco Alarcon, CIMMYT On May 4 and 5, the Regional Dialogue on Science, Technology, and Innovation in the Agri-food Systems of Latin America and the Caribbean was
The NAAAN Report: A first-time look at Extension across Canada, Mexico and the United States
Agriculture is a knowledge and information-intensive industry. Nowhere is this more evident than in North America. Science-based expertise and innovation have driven agricultural progress across the continent—from the wheat breakthroughs
Dr. Gene Kelly shares Agroecology expertise with the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS)
Agriculture is humanity’s single biggest industry and utilization of soils, beginning a few thousand years ago along with technological advances, allowed agriculture to become an enormous success. Along with these
The North American Agricultural Advisory Network (NAAAN) Joint Convening Summary December 2022
Background A series of three country convenings were held between September to November 2022 as part of the next steps in understanding the issues and hearing from stakeholders within the
NAAAN newsletter: December 2022
The December newsletter from the North American Agricultural Advisory Network, promoting engagement among North American agricultural advisory services.
NAAAN at the 2022 Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS) Annual Meeting
The NAAAN Secretariat attended and participated in the 2022 Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS) Annual Meeting in Santiago, Chile in October. As the newest network member, this was
2022 Fall Country Convenings
Over the course of the Fall, the North American Agricultural Advisory Network (NAAAN) conducted three virtual Country Convenings in each of the three-member countries: Canada, Mexico, and the United States.
Norteamérica, importante fuente de proveeduría de alimentos sanos, inocuos y accesibles para todo el mundo: Agricultura
El secretario de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural, Víctor Villalobos Arámbula, convocó a las autoridades de las provincias de Canadá y secretarios de Agricultura estatales de Estados Unidos y de México a trabajar de forma conjunta como bloque, en aras de aumentar la productividad y competitividad de la región, con un enfoque en la sostenibilidad.
International partnership focuses on global food security
Leaders from Mexico, Canada, and the United States gathered at the new CSU Spur campus in Denver on Sept. 26 for a ceremony formalizing an arrangement for the Colorado State University System to serve as host of the North American Agricultural Advisory Network (NAAAN).
Top North American agriculture leaders will help guide new international advisory network on extension
The highest-ranking agricultural officials for Mexico, Canada, and the United States have joined the steering committee for a new North American network focused on the needs of agriculture and rural communities.
Feeding People Matters
Chancellor Tony Frank’s keynote address to the North American Agricultural Advisory Network in conjunction with the World Food Prize.