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FARA, AAIN Partners with Hame University of Applied Sciences, Finland

25th Sep, 2015
The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and African Agribusiness Incubation Network (AAIN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK), Finland at the just concluded program on Linking African Agri-Business Incubators
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FARA Hoisted its Crave to Scale Up Agricultural Innovation in Africa

14th Sep, 2015
  “Agricultural innovation is fast becoming the order of the day in the crave to foster the development of African continent. This situation stems from the position of agriculture as the source of livelihood for the largest proportion of Africa inhabitants and its potentials to
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History in the Making: Validating the STISA Implementation Framework and deploying Science Agenda to end hunger in Africa

10th Sep, 2015
On the 7th September, 2015, history was once again recorded at the FARA Secretariat in Accra, Ghana, when H.E. Dr. Martial De-Paul Ikounga, the African Union Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology; Hon. Mahama Ayariga, Ghana’s Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI)
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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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