FARA to hold an AR4D consultative roundtable and a side event on the “Science Agenda” at the 10th CAADP Partnership Platform titled “Sustaining the CAADP momentum: Consolidating the AR4D Network for implementing and leveraging investments for the Science Agenda “
The CAADP PP is an annual high-level event that brings together key stakeholders such as African governments, policy makers, technical bodies, civil society organizations and farmers’ organizations to assess the progress made in implementing the CAADP agenda and to refresh the agenda where required. The 10th CAADP PP will be held in Durban, South Africa from 18th to 21st March 2014 ...... [more]
published: 2014-03-07 | tagged: homepage
On Wednesday 12th February 2014 FARA Board members were inducted into their office as FARA Board Directors following the ratification of their appointment by the FARA General Assembly in July 2013. The induction ceremony was presided over by the Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Nigeria, Honourable Moses Alake Adeyemo at the
Headquarters of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan, Nigeria as part of an Executive Workshop on Corporate Governance. This Workshop was organised by the FARA Secretariat and it was attended by FARA Board Directors and leaders of agricultural research-for-development institutions in Africa, including the Ministry of ...
published: 2014-02-14 | tagged: recent_news
FARA was part of the recently organized Global Forum for Innovation in Agriculture meeting which took place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. During this meeting several activities were organized including a round table on the theme “A developmental model of linking Youth and Women Entrepreneurs: Leveraging mutual strengths”. This was organized on 4th February, 2014 as a parallel session during the GFIA and it was meant to actually discuss the UniBRAIN model.
The objective was to discuss how rural and urban women running Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) agribusinesses that usually are hardly able to scale-up and grow ...... [more]
published: 2014-02-17 | tagged: news
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On behalf of the Chair, Dr Charity Kruger, I wish all our stakeholder and Secretariat Staff the very best of the year 2014. It is a year that promises to be very exciting. The long awaited Strategic Plan has finally kicked in and the MTOP 2 has also become operational in principle. The year opens for all in FARA with a full plate as we hope to roll out a lot of the activities in our MTOP with immediate effect.We are opening our business in 2014 on a high note with a strong anticipation for partnerships, partnerships and more partnerships as we hope to work, pull and deliver as one in 2014. It is in with the new and out with the old as we make the transition from the erstwhile Network Support Functions (NSFs) that has so helped us to make significant progress in the mandate of FARA ...... [more]
published: 2014-01-03 | tagged: ed_corner