July 2019

24
Jul

CCARDESA Gets New Board of Directors

The Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) has constituted a new board of directors as part of its governance restructuring process. CCARDESA was established by SADC Member States to coordinate the implementation of agricultural research and development (R&D) in the SADC region. As one of the sub-regional organisations under the FARA umbrella, its goal

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15
Jul

Appointment of Interim Chairperson of FARA

  Accra, Ghana 11 July 2019 – For Immediate Release The Board of Directors and Management of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) announce the appointment of Dr. Alioune Fall as the new Chairperson ad interim of FARA, effective July 2, 2019. Dr. Fall was elected the Vice-Chairperson of FARA for a three-year term by the General Assembly

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5
Jul

African Union To Launch Operational Phase Of The AfCFTA At Summit In Niger

“It goes without saying that the most emblematic of the flagship projects of Agenda 2063 is the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA. The AfCFTA has the ambition in the final analysis, to establish a continental market. The idea goes back to 1963, with the establishment of an African Economic Community.”– African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Mr Moussa Faki Mahamat,

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3
Jul

“FARA is our Business”, New Board Chairperson Assures FARA Staff and Board

The 24th Ordinary session of the Board of Directors of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), ended in Accra, on July 2, 2019; with a call on members to put their best foot forward towards projecting FARA as the leading light in agriculture science, technology and innovation research on the continent. The two-day meeting discussed, among other things,

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