Benjamin Abugri

30
Mar

COVID-19: FARA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE TO CONSTITUENTS AND PARTNERS

To Our Esteemed Constituents and Partners, Please find below a message on COVID-19 from the Executive Director of FARA, Dr Yemi Akinbamijo to you. Click: FARA message to constituents regarding COVID 19   Thank you

10
Mar

Consulting Services: Recruitment of an Individual Consultant to conduct a Baseline Survey for the CAADP-XP4 Project

Consulting Services: Recruitment of an Individual Consultant to conduct a Baseline Survey for the CAADP-XP4 Project Name of project: Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Ex Pillar IV (CAADP -XP4) Activity Ref No: FARA/CAADP-XP4/A5.2.3 Procurement Ref: FARA/CAADP-XP4/CS/IC/2020/13 Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020   The African AR4D supra-national institutions (AFAAS, ASARECA CCARDESA, CORAF, FARA), here after referred to as The consortium, has

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2
Mar

REGISTRATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS, SUPPLIERS, CONTRACTORS, CONSULTING FIRMS & OTHER SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR GOODS, WORKS & SERVICES FOR 2020/2021

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is in the process of registering new suppliers, Individual Consultants and other Service Providers for the years 2020/2021. The exercise is also intended to clean our current Supplier/Consultant database of dormant vendors and admit new ones to improve the system. Prospective and eligible firms and Individuals interested in transacting business with FARA

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13
Oct

PARI and FARA Commence Research to Scale Innovations in the Livestock Sector

12/10/2017–NAIROBI – The Programme for Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation (PARI) and the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) have commenced a research action intended to scale innovations in the livestock value chain.

4
Oct

Examining 100 Innovations and Breakthroughs for the Future and Africa’s Agriculture

The quest to power African agricultural growth in the next decade is driven by innovations, commercialization and youth empowerment; all of which are underpinned by megatrends in Agricultural Research for Development (AR4D) in Africa.

3
Oct

AUDA-NEPAD Renews Partnership with FARA

On 20th September 2019, the Executive Director of FARA Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo led a team of Secretariat staff that met with the leadership of the African Union Development Agency (AUDA)-NEPAD to deliberate on the future partnership between the two organizations.  In this meeting, FARA sought to establish its role in the context of the redefined mandate of AUDA, namely to

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2
Oct

Arewa Research and Development Project Partners with FARA in Agricultural Research and Capacity Development

Within the context of the further scaling up of the Science Agenda, the Arewa Research and Development Project (ARDP), a development platform and think tank in Northern Nigeria, will partner with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) in strategic areas of agricultural research and capacity development. During a courtesy visit on FARA’s Executive Director, Dr Yemi Akinbamijo, ARDP’s

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2
Oct

YIISFWA and FARA Collaborate to Scale Yam Production to Improve Incomes and Livelihoods

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the Yam Improvement for Income and Food Security in West Africa (YIIFSWA) project, are collaborating to address challenges which impact yam production in the sub-region; and to help improve incomes and livelihoods of value chain actors. The West African sub-region tops the global yam production chart with Nigeria as the leading

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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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