Nigeria Envoy Lauds FARA, Instituto Brasil Africa

ACCRA, 24th January 2018:

THE Nigeria High Commissioner to Ghana HE Amb Femi Michael Abikoye in the company of the Head of Chancery Mr. Hong paid a courtesy visit to the Executive Director of FARA Dr Yemi Akinbamijo. During the visit, the Ambassador also met with the President of the Bazil-Africa Institute – Prof Joao Bosco Monte to discuss issues of mutual benefits between Brazil and Africa. Ahead of the opening of the Africa Office of the Instituto Brasil Africa scheduled to happen later in the year, IBRAF is also working on a draft Memorandum of Understanding with FARA as one of its strategic partners in Africa.

During the courtesy visit, the Ambassador applauds the evolving partnership between FARA and IBRAF while appreciating the great effort deployed to strengthen the science in agricultural production systems through the Science Agenda for Agriculture (S3A). The Ambassador further reiterates his willingness to strengthen South-South Collaboration initiatives as a possible strategy to checkmate the needless harrowing migrations across the Mediterranean Sea.

Ambassador Abikoye was received in audience by the Executive Director and FARA’s Head of Human Resource and Administration

Dr Yemi Akinbamijo Executive Director , FARA(3rd from right) and HE Amb Femi Michael Abikoye (2nd Right) High Commissioner of Nigeria in Ghana flanked by Prof Joao Bosco Monte President Brazil Africa Institute (1st Right) and Mr Hong (Head of Chancery, Nigeria High Commission 1st Left) and Ms Ama Pokua Asenso, Head of HR & Admn, FARA, 2nd left during the visit of the Nigerian Envoy.

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