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Rwanda Day Program

ORGANIZATION OF THE 7TH AFRICAN AGRICULTURE SCIENCE WEEK AND FARA GENERAL ASSEMBLY Time Activity Topics and Speakers 0700 – 0730 Rwanda Day Arrival of participants and last registrations to country tours 0730 – 0735 Opening Prayer Mrs. Mary Rucibigango, CICA Coordinator, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Rwanda 0735 – 0750 Brief presentation of the[…]

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Side Events at Glance

The list of side-events to be organized from 12 – 16 June 2016 are released. The extended list provides side-events topic, room and number of expected participants. Check out the list and mark your calendar. To get the respective side-events organizer contact details, exact schedule (starting and ending time) and agenda/programme/concept note click here. To[…]

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Parallel Events at Glance

Parallel events on topics: Sustainable financing of STI for African Agriculture, Human Capital Development, Sustainable productivity and intensification, Value chains, agribusiness and the Youth, Mega Trends in Agriculture will be organized by AGRA & AFDB; Ruforum, ANAFE & S4AC; IITA/FARA/CIRAD/WUR; CIAT/IITA/AAIN;  and CTA/FAO/S4AC. Read more…

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Key Note Speaker: Jeff Koinange

Jeff Koinange is currently host of the popular and controversial Talk Show, Jeff Koinange LIVE #JKL broadcast on Kenya’s Television Network, KTN. Mostly known as a journalist, broadcaster and television news anchor. Jeff is also a great negotiator, a skilled motivator, excellent showman and gifted presenter. Read more…

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Key Note Speaker: Dr. Akinwumi Adesina

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, 55, is the 8th elected President of the African Development Bank Group. He took office on September 1, 2015 and will serve an initial five-year term. Dr. Adesina is a distinguished development economist and agricultural development expert with 25 years of international experience. Read more…

AASW7 is Coming, Stay Tuned!

The Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW) and FARA General Assembly (GA) is the principal forum for all stakeholders in African agriculture Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to reflect on their achievements and craft strategies and actions aimed at enhancing the contribution of agriculture STI towards accelerating the continent’s economic and social transformation. This event is[…]

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AASW7 at Glance

The Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW) and FARA General Assembly (GA) is the principal forum for all stakeholders in African agriculture Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to reflect on their achievements and craft strategies and actions aimed at enhancing the contribution of agriculture STI towards accelerating the continent’s economic and social transformation. This event is[…]