Press Release

20
Sep

Capacity Gaps Assessment in 6 Tertiary Education Trust Fund’s (TETFund) Centers of Excellence in Nigeria to improve Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA) design

Consulting Services: Capacity Gaps Assessment in 6 Tertiary Education Trust Fund’s (TETFund) Centers of Excellence in Nigeria to improve Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA) design Name of Project: FARA/TETFUND/ARIFA Activity Ref No: FARA/DRI/ ICF03/2.3 TETFUND Procurement Ref: FARA/TETFUND/ARIFA/CS/IC/2021/01 Date: Monday, September 20, 2021 1. The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and Tertiary Education Trust Fund

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4
Jun

FARA proposed to Host the African Seed and Biotechnology Partnership Platform (ASB PP) of the African Union Commission (AUC)

Accra, 31 May 2021 The Steering Group (SG) of the African Seed and Biotechnology Partnership Platform (ASB PP) has endorsed the proposal to designate the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) as the host of the Secretariat for the ASB PP. The endorsement came on the back of a keenly competitive but transparent process. Announced during the second meeting

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3
Jun

FARA Delegation received by the Honorable Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation

Accra, 02 June 2021 The Honorable Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Kweku Afriyie received in audience the Executive Director of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the Head of Administration – Ms Ama Pokuah-Asenso, in his office on 2nd June 2021. MESTI is the line ministry responsible for

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26
Nov

Closer Africa-Europe collaboration needed to deliver food and nutrition security roadmap, says leading research body

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) calls for more engagement as the long-term EU-AU research and innovation partnership (LEAP) reaches its midpoint.   November 26, 2020, ACCRA, Ghana – Africa’s apex organization for coordinating and advocating for agricultural research and innovation has called on more African and European countries to prioritize investment in science, technology and innovation for

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25
Nov

PRESS RELEASE – FARA GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONFIRMS NEW BOARD AND CHAIRPERSON

24/11/2020. ACCRA – The 8th General Assembly (GA) of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), has confirmed Dr. Alioune Fall as the substantive Chairperson of the Forum for the next three years. Dr. Alioune Fall who has been the Acting Chairperson of FARA since July 2019 brings over three decades of astute experience and knowledge in agricultural research

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3
Nov

FARA ANNOUNCES 2020 GENERAL ASSEMBLY  

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FARA ANNOUNCES 2020 GENERAL ASSEMBLY     02/11/2020. ACCRA – The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), in partnership with continental and sub-regional agriculture research organisations, announces the 8th FARA General Assembly under the theme: Institutions, Investment, Impact. The two-day event which will be hosted online for the first time comes off on the

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15
Sep

Small and medium enterprises lynchpin of African agriculture – African Development Bank

PRESS RELEASE Small and medium enterprises lynchpin of African agriculture – African Development Bank Africa’s emerging agripreneurs call for increased SME-to-SME cooperation at Bank-organized food systems webinar attached to the African Green Revolution Forum. ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, September 9, 2020/ — A panel of some of Africa’s most promising small and medium-enterprise (SME) agripreneurs gathered online to call for more

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20
Aug

FARA and Partners Inaugurate Governance Framework for ARIFA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FARA AND PARTNERS INAUGURATE GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK FOR ARIFA     19/08/2020. ACCRA – Within the context of South-South and Triangular Cooperation, the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), the Tertiary Education Trust Fund of Nigeria (TETFUND) and the Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV)- Brazil; today inaugurated the Governance Framework for the Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for

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1
May

International Workers’ Day Message from the Executive Director, FARA

Today marks International Workers’ Day, a day set aside to pay tribute to and honour the contributions made by workers globally, for the betterment of society. The importance of this day cannot be lost on us. Even though this year’s celebration comes to us in rather very difficult and unusual times, we wish to commend the tireless and valiant efforts

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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

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