Our Projects

Each of FARA’s four Networking Support Functions (NSFs) includes one or more projects. These are listed below.

NSF1/3: Advocacy and policy


NSF2: Access to knowledge and technologies

  • RAILS - Regional Agricultural Information & Learning Systems
  • eRAILS - An African portal for agricultural innovation
  • DONATA - Dissemination of New Agricultural Technologies in Africa
  • AfricaAdapt
  • Bio-energy
  • CARD - Coalition for African Rice Development


NSF4: Capacity strengthening

  • SCARDA - Strengthening Capacity for Agricultural Research and Development in Africa
  • UniBRAIN - Universities, Business and Research in Agricultural Innovation


NSF5: Partnerships and strategic alliances

  • PAEPARD - Platform for African-European Partnership on Agricultural Research for Development
  • SAA CP - Sub-Saharan Africa Challenge Programme