Ecuador: FAS Quito Jumpstarts Extension Cooperation
FAS Quito coordinated and supported the April 18, 2016 visit to Ecuador of University of Georgia (UGA) rural extension service specialists. The visit by the 16-member strong delegation is part of the UGA’s ExTEND Advanced Leadership Program. The University of Georgia aims to collaborate with Ecuador on developing extension services in this Andean country. FAS Quito supported the exchange of experiences between UGA and the Vice Ministry of Rural Development. FAS previously also coordinated the signing of a memorandum-of-understanding between the Ministry of Agriculture and Texas A&M University.