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EMATER-MG

EMATER – Mato Grosso, www.emater.mg.gov.br

Address: Av. Raja Gabaglia, 1626, Bairro Gutirrez, Belo Horizonte, Brazil 30441194

Tel: 513133498090 Fax: 513132933253
Head of Organization:
Mr. Antonio Bandeira, President, presd@ematr.mg.gov.br

Type of Organization: Semi-autonomous governmental extension organization

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subject Matter Specialists (SMS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Field-level Extension Staff

 

 

 

661

 

723

 

63

 

6

Information, Communications & Technology  (ICT) Support Staff

 

12

 

 

22

 

 

 

 

 

In-Service Training Staff

 

13

 

3

 

12

 

3

 

 

Total Extension Staff: 1771

 

25

 

664

 

953

 

123

 

6

Extension Groups and Activities / Organizational Resources / Support Services

Clientele Served/Targeted: Small/medium-scale commercial farmers, Landless farmers, Large commercial farmers

ICT Staff: 18 total, 10 in print and mass media, 8 in computer-based information technology
Use of ICT: Information bulletins and fact sheets (1000), Audio-visual education material for use by extension staff (20000), Extension materials & publications available on-line (28000), TV programs (4 per month), radio programs (20 per month)

Training Institutions: university, agriculture schools, FGV and FDC

Transportation Availability: official car

 

 

Institutional Framework, Linkages and Partnerships

Primary Responsibility for Program Planning: state, local, county

Primary Linkages: Banks and micro-credit institutions, Agricultural Research Organizations, Agricultural Universities, Input Supply Firms, NGOs involved in extension, Cooperative/Consumer Organizations

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

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