FARA General Assembly 2020: INSTITUTIONS, INVESTMENTS, IMPACT

24 – 25 November 2020. 09:00 – 16:30 GMT. Webinar. FARA General Assembly 2020: Theme – INSTITUTIONS, INVESTMENTS, IMPACT. Organized by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa and the CAADP-XP4 Partners (CORAF, ASARECA, CCARDESA, NAASRO & AFAAS)

Session 1 : Partnership meetings

16th CAADP Partnership Platform High Level Panel
Strengthening Partnership for Agricultural Research, Technology and Mutual Accountability: the case of the EU-funded CAADP-XP4 Program: Launch of CAADP-XP4 programme
Mobilization of stakeholder support and ownership of the Europe-Africa roadmap on Food, Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA)

Session 2 Symposium

24/11 Mobilization of stakeholder support and ownership of the Europe-Africa roadmap on Food, Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA)
24/11 Unlocking domestic investments to make science and innovation work for agricultural development in Africa: Incl. Mr. Christoph Larose Head of Sector—Sustainable Agriculture, European Commission, DG-DEVCO.
  • Opening Remarks: Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo, Executive Director, FARA
  • Unlocking domestic investments to make science and innovation work for agricultural development in Africa: Dr. Irene Annor-Frempong, Outgoing Director of Research and Innovation, FARA
  • Dr. Harold Roy-Macauley, Director General, AfricaRice Center
  • Mr. Christoph Larose, Head of Sector—Sustainable Agriculture, European Commission, DG-DEVCO.
  • Dr. Lourena Arone Maxwell, Borlaug-Adesina Fellow, the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Session 3 General Assembly Opening

  • Opening Remarks: Dr. Alioune Fall, Acting Chairperson of FARA
  • Mr. Christoph Larose, Head of Sector—Sustainable Agriculture, European Commission, DG-DEVCO.
  • H.E. Ambassador Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission
  • Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, President, African Development Bank

Session 4 General Assembly Business Meeting

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