7th Africa Agriculture Science Week

The Science Week

Welcome to the 7th Africa Agriculture Science Week

The 7th Science Week

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 organized every three years. The last such event, the sixth AASW and FARA GA, was held in Accra, Ghana in July 2013.

Program

The overall theme of the 7th African Agriculture Science Week and FARA GA: is “Apply Science, Impact Livelihoods”. The program of the Science Week is organized around the following five key sub-themes: 1. Institutional systems and policies for making science work for African agriculture; 2. Sustainable productivity growth, value chains and profitable agribusinesses; 3. Human capital development and the Youth; 4. Sustainable financing of Science, Technology and Innovation for African agriculture; and 5. Megatrends in African Agriculture.

Speakers

The AASW and FARA General Assembly is the principal forum for all stakeholders in African agriculture science, technology and innovation to take stock of their collective achievements over the past three years and craft a common agenda along with modalities for achieving their collective targets over the next three years. You are invited to the 7th AASW and FARA General Assembly which will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, 13-16 June 2016.

Hotel/Accommodation

A list of selected hotels, with details of contact persons, has been compiled to provide accommodation to participants. Special rates have been negotiated with some of these hotels. Participants are invited to contact the hotel of their choice directly and arrange for their booking and their transfer from the airport to the hotel.

The Organizers

FARA is co-organizing this event jointly with

ORGANIZERS

PARTNERS

Speakers

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