News Archive

This is a list of the 15 most recently published news items on this site.

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST CONSULTING FIRM SERVICES- UPGRADING OF THE eRAILS SYSTEM

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) has received a grant from the African Development Fund in various currencies equivalent to UA 15.581m towards the cost of the Promotion of Science and Technology for Agricultural Development in Africa. It intends to apply part of the proceeds of this ...

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published: 2014-08-20 | tagged: vacancies vacancy

Senior Data Analyst

The  Senior Data Analyst  will work closely under FARA’s three strategic priority  teams and technical units to determine the scope, data capture process and quality control of existing and additional  data  to  be  added  to  FARA  data  base.  He/she  will  have  significant  data responsibilities  as  part  of  day ...

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published: 2014-08-05 | tagged: vacancies vacancy

FARA at the 4th CORAF/WECARD Agriculture Science Week

FARA is participating in the CORAF/WECARD 4th Agriculture Science Week taking place from 16-20 June 2014 in Niamey, Niger.

FARA’s participation in this important event is focused on three main activities, namely:  (i) an exhibition stand, (ii) the launch of the book ‘Unlocking the Potential for Integrated ...

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published: 2014-06-19 | tagged: homepage

Empowering stakeholders for gender mainstreaming

From 3rd – 6th June, 2014, FARA organized a training workshop on Gender research tools and methodologies in Munyonyo, Uganda.

The objectives of the workshop were to a) enable FARA staff and partners to clearly understand the available gender research methodologies and tools for capturing data that clearly provides ...

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published: 2014-06-18 | tagged: recent_news

EOI: Consultant to provide support to FARA in the selection of candidates for two senior level positions

FARA intends to engage a specialized firm to provide support to FARA in the selection of candidates for two senior level positions. More details here

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published: 2014-05-26 | tagged: vacancies vacancy

Post Doctoral Fellow - Innovation Systems

FARA and WUR invite applications for the position of Post-Doctoral Fellow, researching e-Agriculture for development  in  the  context  of  Humidtropics  R4D platforms  in  East  Africa.  Following  the  rapid development in ICT and the internet in East Africa, a new field of e-Agriculture is emerging which holds the promise of empowerment ...

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published: 2014-05-21 | tagged: vacancies vacancy

FARA supports Demand-led Plant Variety Design in Africa

African agriculture is transforming at a rapid pace; moving from subsistence systems to more market-led systems as small scale producers generate surpluses beyond the quantities consumed at the household level. Ensuring that these producers access local, regional and international markets is a key challenge facing African policy makers. Identifying and ...

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published: 2014-05-20 | tagged: recent_news

CCARDESA hold first General Assembly

The Centre for the Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development in Southern Africa (CCARDESA) organized its first General Assembly in Gaborone, Botswana from 6th – 7th May, 2014.FARA was part of this program with a delegation led by the Executive Director Dr Yemi Akinbamijo.FARA’s participation was intended to ...

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published: 2014-05-19 | tagged: recent_news

Tales of FARA's Visit to University of Minnesota

1. Background

In 2012, FARA initiated collaboration with the College of Food, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) of the University of Minnesota (UofM), leading to the joint creation of the African Food and Agricultural Policy Platform (AFAPP). AFAPP aims to promote evidence-based policies that support food and agricultural productivity and ...

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published: 2014-05-13 | tagged: news

NCB: Provision of Catering Services to the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) now invites sealed bids from eligible and licensed companies for the Provision of Catering Services to the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) in Accra, Ghana.  See more details here 

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published: 2014-04-30 | tagged: vacancies vacancy

Head, Information and Communication Technology

FARA  is  seeking  to  recruit  a  qualified  Information  Technology  expert  to occupy  the position of Head of Information and Communication Technology. Click here for more details.

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published: 2014-04-30 | tagged: vacancies vacancy

EOI: Consultant to provide support to FARA in the selection of candidates for two senior level positions

FARA intends to engage a specialized firm to provide support to FARA in the selection of candidates for two senior level positions. More details here

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published: 2014-04-30 | tagged: vacancies vacancy

EOI: CONSULTANCY FOR JOB EVALUATION & SALARY ADMINISTRATION

FARA intends to engage an Individual Consultant to provide support to FARA in Job Evaluation, Re-grading and Salary Administration. See more details here.

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published: 2014-04-30 | tagged: vacancies vacancy