GFRAS has an open structure with no formal membership. It is governed by a steering committee and managed by the GFRAS secretariat, currently located in Switzerland.

GFRAS Charter , GFRAS, 2011

Steering committee


Rasheed Sulaiman


Agricultural Extension in South Asia AESA

Director, Centre for Research on Innovation and Science Policy (CRISP)
Road No 10, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad


david nielson

David Nielson


The World Bank



Magdalena Blum

Extension Systems Officer
Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations FAO

South Africa




Adolphus Johnson

African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services AFAAS

Njala University

Sierra Leone

 Virginia Cardenas

Virginia Cardenas

Asia-Pacific Islands Rural Advisory Services Network APIRAS

University of the Philippines Los Banos


hur-ben s

Hur Ben Correa da Silva

Latin American Network for Rural  Extension Services RELASER

Coordenador Geral de Inovação e Sustentabilidade 
Secretaria de Agricultura Familiar


patrice djamen

Patrice Djamen

West and Central Coordinator of African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT)
Facilitator of the «Réseau des services de conseil agricole et rural d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre (RESCAR-AOC)»

Burkina Faso

david dolly

David Dolly

University of the West Indies

Trinidad & Tobago


to be named
Global Forum on Agricultural Research GFAR


michel evequoz s

Michel Evéquoz
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC


Sylvie Aubert

Sylvie Aubert Brühlmann

Swiss Association for the Development of Agriculture and Rural Areas Agridea



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