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Agro Information Centre of Azerbaijan, AIM


Agro Information Centre of Azerbaijan, AIM - Azerbaijan

Address: Sharifzade Street, 134, Baku, Azerbaijan AZ1122

Tel: 994 12 4325025 Fax: 994 12 4325025
Head of Organization:
Mr. Fazil Jafarov, aim_office@aim-az.com

Type of Organization: Nongovernmental Organization, see: www.aim-az.com

Human Resources:

Major Categories of Extension Staff

Secondary school dip.

2-3 yr. Ag diploma

B.Sc. degree

M.Sc. /Ing. Agr. Deg.

Ph.D. degree

Sex

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

Senior Management Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 1

 

 

1

Subject Matter Specialists (SMS)

 

 

 

1

 

 

 2

10

 

 

Field-level Extension Staff

 

 

24

98

 

 

 33

 176

 

 

Information, Communications & Technology  (ICT) Support Staff

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 2

 

 

In-Service Training Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Extension Staff: 350

 

 

 24

 99

1

1

 36

 188

 

1 

Extension Groups and Activities / Organizational Resources / Support Services

Clientele Served/Targeted: Farmers growing cereals, Farmers growing vegetables, Small-scale subsistence farmers, Women farmers, Young (adult) farmers, Landless farmers, Rural youth, Rural women (nutrition, health, hygiene),  Small/medium-scale commercial farmers, Large commercial farmers,

ICT Staff: 5 total, 3 in print and mass media, 2 in computer-based information technology

Use of ICT: Information bulletins and fact sheets (48 issues w/35,152 copies), Audio-visual education material for use by extension staff (4), 40% of field extension workers have Internet access

Training Institutions: NGOs;      

Transportation Availability: walking by foot

 

 

Institutional Framework, Linkages and Partnerships

Primary Responsibility for Program Planning: Branch offices

Primary Linkages: Agricultural Research Organizations, Agricultural Universities, NGOs involved in extension, Input Supply Firms, Markets or Exporters, Other public/semi-public extension organizations

Number of farmer groups: 2,241 total, women vegetable producer groups (54), farmer groups (2,169), young farmer groups (18)

Farmer organizations have a role in: Influencing extension policy, Farmer-to-farmer extension activities, Helping set extension priorities, Assessing extension's performance, Specifying extension programs


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Andrea Bohn,
12 de ene. de 2011 6:52
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