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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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Technical Seminar on PAEPARD’S Innovative Funding Mechanisms for ARD and Lessons Learned from Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships.

23rd May, 2017
As the Platform for African European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development (PAEPARD) project draws to a close, and considering the experience acquired in funds mobilization and funding opportunities information and sharing;
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FARA Set to Identify and Scale Up Farmers' Innovations in Cameroon

15th May, 2017
The Programme of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation (PARI) funded by the Government of Germany, in close partnership with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) commenced the bottom-up innovation contest
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