September 2019

26
Sep

The Future of Jobs and Digital Revolution: Spotlight on Agri-competency Systems

Over the next 30 years, African workforce will grow by 800 million people, supporting a population that is projected to reach 2.5 billion in 2050. However, in 20 out of these 30 years, most of Africa’s population will remain rural despite rapid urbanization in many countries.  This demographic shift fixes a spotlight on the need for preparedness for the changing

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26
Sep

FARA-PARI to Create Investment Opportunities for Youth Employment in Africa

The Forum for Agricultural research in Africa (FARA) is collaborating with it partners under the Programme of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation (PARI) which is part of the One-World-No Hunger” (SEWOH) initiative of the German government, to create investment opportunities in the area of Post-harvest and Market-linkages for youth in Africa. FARA is co-leading the study under the Investment Clusters

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25
Sep

Abia State to Adopt Science Agenda and Support 150 Youth in ARIFA

L-R: Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo; Executive Director, FARA, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu; Executive Governor, Abia State, Mr. Endi Ezengwa; Coordinator, Education for Employment. Within the context of FARA’s Holistic Empowerment for Livelihoods Program (HELP), a holistic model driven by global partnership to deliver livelihood by leveraging the South-South & Triangular Cooperation (SSTC), the Abia State of Nigeria has pledged to adopt FARA’s

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12
Sep

Inside FARA

On the Margins of the 2019 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) last week, the FARA Secretariat welcomed diverse organisations to discuss matters relating to Agricultural Research, Science and Innovation in Africa. The Courtesy calls were in line with FARA’s commitment to lead the Science Agenda for Africa’s Agricultural Transformation. I-F:1 I-F:1 Mr. Willem-Albert Toose, Managing Director of Agro Eco West Africa

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6
Sep

International Indoor & Controlled Environment Agriculture Set for September Summit in Durban, South Africa

International Indoor & Controlled Environment Agriculture Set for September Summit in Durban, South Africa Durban, South Africa, 26 August 2019 – Urban Agri World 2019 Summit, the third edition of the conference series highlighting progressive farming developments for the indoor agriculture industry, will be held next month on 17-18 September 2019 at the Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC), South

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