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Constituents (SROs)

FARA was voted into existence in 1997 at the 17th Plenary of the Special Programme for African Agricultural Research (SPAAR), a precursor organization to FARA, situated within the World Bank, by the Sub-Regional Organizations, including:

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ASARECA: Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa
www.asareca.org

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CORAF/WECARD: West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development
www.coraf.org

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SADC-FANR (now CCARDESA): Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa
www.ccardesa.org

FARA facilitated the establishment of the North African Sub-Regional Organization (NASRO). The launching meeting of the NASRO took place in Cairo, Egypt on 19 April 2009. Representatives from FARA, others SROs, and North Africa NARS attended the meeting.

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Board Executive Committee of FARA sits

13th Mar, 2017
The Executive Committee of FARA’s Board of Directors held its eighth sitting on 22nd February 2017 at the headquarters of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
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FARA Executive Director meets Director of the Rural Economy and Agriculture Department of the African Union

13th Mar, 2017
The Executive Director of FARA Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo met with the Director of the Department for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission (AUC-DREA), Dr. Godfrey Bahiigwa
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