A Global Agricultural Research Partnership

Africa Agriculture Science Week 2013

Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)

Location: Accra, Ghana

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) in collaboration with the Government of Ghana will convene the 6th Africa Agriculture Science Week from July 15-19 in Accra, a continental gathering of all stakeholders involved in African agriculture

This year’s theme is “Africa feeding Africa” through agricultural science and innovation. It will include sessions on education,human resource development, innovations to improve productivity and resilience, moving from competition to collaboration, and innovative financing and investment in agriculture.

Follow this event on Twitter via @FARAinfo and the the hashtag #AASW6, on FARA’s Facebook Page and on the AASW6 blog.


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