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Job and wealth creation through a combination of innovative skills and entrepreneurship

12th Nov, 2015
It is important for African governments, researchers, private sector, educationists and development partners’ to appreciate and align resources towards innovative skills and entrepreneurship for job and wealth creation”, said Ms. Christine Rich,
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Outstanding Technologies Projected at the 2015 Africa-Brazil Innovation Market Place Forum

14th Oct, 2015
The 2015 Forum of the Africa-Brazil Innovation Marketplace held between 13th and 18th September, 2015 in Brasilia, showcasing 25 projects with outstanding technological outputs. The different projects are part of the Africa Brazil Innovation market place program
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FARA seeks to strengthen partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

7th Oct, 2015
A technical meeting was held between the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) at the BMGF headquarters in Seattle, Washington, USA.
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Science Agenda for Agriculture in Africa

The Science Agenda for Agriculture in Africa (dubbed 'Science Agenda' / S3A) is an African Owned and African-led process that articulates the science, technology,extension, innovations, policy and social learning that Africa needs to apply in order to meet its agricultural and overall development goals. The strategic thrusts of the S3A in the short to medium term are: the implementation of CAADP; increase domestic public and private sector investment; creating the enabling environment for sustainable application of science for agriculture; and to double current level of Agricultural Total Factor Productivity (ATFP) by 2025 through application of science for agriculture.

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The Integrated Agricultural Research for Development (IAR4D) concept was developed and proposed by FARA to overcome the shortcomings of the linear approaches for implementing agricultural research and development. The IAR4D concept appraises agriculture as a system that is made of many sub-systems that must work together to foster development. Thus it engages all actors, organizations and institutions that are involved in the agricultural sector to interact and jointly foster the development of the sector. IAR4D uses both the system and the commodity approach, and engages all actors along the commodity value chain, including external actors like policy makers, financial institutions, meteorologist, insurance etc. that influences the chain to interact and proffer solution to the jointly identified constraints on the platform.

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