A FARA Delegation to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) of the Government of Ghana was led by the Executive Director of FARA, Dr Yemi Akinbamijo on a courtesy visit to the Minister of MESTI Hon. Dr Kwaku Afriyie in his Accra office, on Tuesday 30th August 2022.
The purpose of the visit was to brief the Honourable Minister on the upcoming Science and Partnerships Conference slated for 14-16 September in Accra, Ghana. It is anticipated that the Honourable Minister will officiate the launch of the International Research Consortium (IRC). The Africa-Europe International Research Consortium (IRC) is a long-term platform for connecting Research and Innovation Institutions, private sector, funders, policy makers and other actors for Food nutrition security and sustainability. The IRC is being set up under the aegis of the AU-EU High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) and Ghana is a member of the HLPD Bureau. In response to the request, the Minister affirmed his full support and enthusiasm to participate in the event; he was handed the first set of document for the launch. To read more details of the IRC, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtce6sqjgvGNYvl12Un2p4MXTnNcXMYqK7 ;