Benjamin Abugri


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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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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FARA Joins Experts to Discuss Research Cooperation for Food Security and Nutrition for Africa

16 – 17 May 2019. Bonn, Germany. Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE). “Shaping the nutritional environment to promote a balanced diet (“Food environments for improved nutrition”.The German Ministry for Food and Agriculture (BMEL) promotes the development of “Research Cooperation for Food Security and Nutrition” with agricultural and nutritional research institutions in partner countries and in Germany.   BLE organized a workshop

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FARA receives CSIR Award

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa was among the recipients of Ghana’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Awards, during a ceremony to honour scientists, champions of science and research and  industry players who have made outstanding contributions to Ghana’s scientific and industrial development over the past 60 years. Held on Friday, 17th May 2019 at the Coconut

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FARA calls for stronger alignment of Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Programs to the S3A

Geneva 21st March 2019: With the launch of the Africa Continental Free Area (AfCFTA) negotiations,