ILRI Stevie MannThis new GFRAS publication series highlights rural advisory services in important contemporary international development topics.

The first issue examines how Rural Advisory Services (RAS) will need to be suitably adapted to the needs, challenges, and opportunities facing young rural women and men in today’s rapidly changing economic, social, and environmental contexts.

The second issuelooks at the role of RAS with regards to the mobility of rural population. Aspects of climate change, demographic developments, rural-urban connectivity and the spread of conflict affect and mobilise rural people and need to be taken into account by RAS