Christoph

21
Nov

FARA and State of São Paulo Collaborate to Strengthen Agribusiness Capacity in Africa

On the sidelines of the Brazil African Forum 2019, the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa and the Government of the State of São Paulo have been discussing opportunities for commercial, technical and scientific partnerships between FARA and Government of the State of São Paulo and the São Paulo agribusiness companies. This engagement has been made possible through the initiative

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15
Nov

ARIFA is the Game-Changer

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), has launched the Brazilian version of the Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA), which will see young Africans equipped with 21st century skills and capacity to innovate. The launch of ARIFA on the margins of the Brazil Africa Forum 2019, currently underway in Sao Paulo, was chaired by Nigeria’s Minister

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13
Nov

Africa’s Common Challenge: to bring technology and alternative energy to the villages to avoid the rural – urban exodus

The African Continent comprises 55 countries, with different economic and agricultural realities. But most of these countries face the same challenge: how to bring new technologies and different types of eco-energy sources to agricultural fields. These technologies among numerous other benefits help to stem the migration of youth from rural areas to the cities in search for jobs which are

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23
Oct

FARA AND SROs KICK-START SISTA

As part of the Development Smart Innovation through Research in Agriculture (DeSIRA), the European Commission (EC) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) are jointly supporting the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) ex-pillar IV Organisations in implementing a science-led and climate relevant agricultural programme; Supporting Implementation of a Science-Led and Climate-Relevant Agricultural Transformation in Africa (SISTA). The Forum for

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