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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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8
Mar

FARA TO PARTNER WITH TECHNOLOGY START-UPS IN AFRICA

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) will partner with Verdant Agritech Nigeria Limited, a technology start-up that specializes in delivering online extension services to small scale farmers. During a courtesy visit to its Abuja office by the Executive Director of FARA in Abuja, Dr Yemi Akinbamijo, expressed delight at the ongoing activities of start-up companies like Verdant, which combine the power of

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1
Mar

Paepard Holds A Writeshop To Respond To The Joint Cultivate Africa Future Fund 2 (Cultiaf-2) ..

February 16, 2018: Entebbe, Uganda: The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), through the Platform for African European Partnership on Agricultural Research for Development  (PAEPARD) Project, organized a write-shop to respond to the joint International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) call which was launched in January and

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12
Feb

PARI HOLDS ANNUAL RESEARCH AND PLANNING MEETING, COTONOU, BENIN

Cotonou 10th February, 2018: On February 8 to 9, 2018, about sixty participants from thirteen African countries, Peru, Poland, and Germany gathered together to discuss the research results reached during the first phase (2015 – 2017) of the programme of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation (PARI), and to plan for the second phase (2018 – 2019) of this programme. African countries

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26
Jan

OYO STATE GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA ON TWO-DAY WORKING VISIT TO FARA

ACCRA, 26th January, 2018: The Oyo State Government of Nigeria had a working visit to the FARA Secretariat 25-26 January 2018. The High-Level delegation was led by the Honorable Commissioner for Agriculture (Prince Oyewole Oyewumi) to discuss proactive and pragmatic modalities of raising the Oyo State agricultural bar given the natural endowments within the state.Other members of the Oyo State delegation include

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25
Jan

NIGERIA ENVOY LAUDS FARA, INSTITUTO BRASIL AFRICA

ACCRA, 24th January 2018: THE Nigeria High Commissioner to Ghana HE Amb Femi Michael Abikoye in the company of the Head of Chancery Mr. Hong paid a courtesy visit to the Executive Director of FARA Dr Yemi Akinbamijo. During the visit, the Ambassador also met with the President of the Bazil-Africa Institute – Prof Joao Bosco Monte to discuss issues of mutual

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