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IRC

The AU-EU IRC Platform Document

The first priority of the AU-EU High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) roadmap on Food Nutrition Security for Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA) was adopted by the AU-EU Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) in 2016. The implementation of the FNSSA Roadmap is expected to be improved through a ‘Platform’ of an alliance of stakeholders (including funders) with a long-term […]

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Research

Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTS) by Intermediaries in the Agriculture Sector: Insights from Ghana

Citation: Omari R, Jumpah E.T, Arthur J. O, Asabo R, Hagan E, Mahama A, Ameyaw R.A, Frempong G. and Baumuller H (2022). Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTS) by Intermediaries in the Agriculture Sector: Insights from Ghana. FARA Research Report 6 (03): Pp 55 Share              

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competences

Strengthen Knowledge Management Competence Centres to drive the Transformation of African Countries into Knowledge Societies

Citation: Abugri B., Brandner A., Asiimwe E., Baijang L., Bappa M., Arunga P., and Abdulai Z. (2022). Strengthen Knowledge Management Competence Centres to drive the Transformation of African Countries into Knowledge Societies Policy Brief No 5/10. Knowledge Management for Agricultural Development (KM4AgD) Agenda. FARA Policy Brief Series No8 (April 2022): Pp 1-14 Share              

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Strengthening knowledge Partnerships in African Agriculture Thematic Policy Brief

Citation: Abugri B., Brandner A., Mbigidde V., Issa F.O., Humulane A., Yeboah M., and Hinckley E. (2022). Strengthening knowledge Partnerships in African Agriculture Thematic Policy Brief No 1/10. Knowledge Management for Agricultural Development (KM4AgD) Agenda. FARA Policy Brief Series No4 (April 2022): Pp 1-11 Share              

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Advocating for Knowledge Inclusion and Adoption of Viable Business Models in the creation and Dissemination of Knowledge within National Agricultural Research Services (NARS) Policy Brief

Citation: Abugri B., Brandner A., Masereka C.Y., Ngumba F.N., Kang’omezulu A., Nyikwagh E.T., and Mahava V. (2022). Advocating for Knowledge Inclusion and Adoption of Viable Business Models in the creation and Dissemination of Knowledge within National Agricultural Research Services (NARS) Policy Brief No 6/10. Knowledge Management for Agricultural Development (KM4AgD) Agenda. FARA Policy Brief Series […]

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Accra Declaration

Accra Declaration on the KM4AgD Agenda for Africa(EN&FR)

Doubling the agricultural productivity target is fundamental to the CAADP’s goals of eliminating hunger, substantial reduction on poverty, creation of wealth and jobs and improved management of the continent’s natural resources. Knowledge Management was highlighted as one of the key drivers to the achievement of the Malabo targets. This led to the development of a […]

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Soil Initiative

A Soil Initiative for Africa

In September 2020, at the Alliance for a Green Revolution for Africa’s (AGRA) African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), the African Union Commission (AUC) issued a call to create a Soil Initiative for Africa (SIA) as an ambitious effort to improve the condition of the Continent’s soils. Improved soil condition will be achieved by scaling proven […]

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sustainable financing

FARA – POLICY BRIEF Sustainable financing of research and innovaton

Policy Shifts Required to Substantially Finance Research and Innovation in Africa 1. Strengthen both the private and public sector at the country, sub-regional and continental levels to invest into Agricultural Research and Innovation (ARI); by creating an avenue to bring together the broad stakeholders in the private and public sector to for dialogue on the […]

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ARIFA

Regional financial integration, financial development and industrial sector growth in ECOWAS: Does institution matter?

Abstract Regional economies seek to promote growth through industrialisation and literature suggests that developing the financial system, integrating the financial system within a sound institutional framework can promote industrial output. This study fills the gap by examining the impact of financial development and regional financial integration on ECOWAS’ industrial sector. This study assesses whether regional […]

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sub-saharan

Status of digital agriculture in 47 sub-Saharan African countries

Year of publication: 2022 Place of publication: Rome, Italy Pages: #364 p. ISBN: 978-92-5-135453-7 Author: FAO; ITU By Country/Territory: Africa Publisher: FAO; ITU; Agrovoc: digital technology; digital divide; agricultural sector; agricultural innovation; innovation adoption; transformation; Information and Communication Technologies; case studies; Africa Abstract:Sub-Saharan Africa is uniquely positioned significantly increase its current agricultural productivity to lift the region’s more than 400 million people out of extreme poverty and improve the livelihood of […]

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Africa Forgotten

Africa Manifesto and Plan of Action on Forgotten Foods

Food security globally is constrained by several factors including the heavy reliance on very few key staple crops. In Africa, food insecurity has been increasing due to the effects of climate change, insecurity caused by terrorism, social and boundary conflicts, uncontrolled rapid population growth, persistent economic inequality, youth unemployment, undernourishment and other menace among others. […]

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Global Forgotten Foods

Global Manifesto on Forgotten Foods

By: The Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africa (AARINENA); The Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI; Crops For the Future (CFF); The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA); The Global Forum for Agricultural Research and Innovation (GFAR); and The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT     […]