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Industry Non-Profit
Location Accra, Ghana
Introduction The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is a continent-wide forum of stakeholders engaged in African agricultural research and development (ARD). Established in 2001, the Forum encompasses all stakeholders, African and non-African, who are committed to enabling African agricultural development and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), especially MDG1 (eradicate extreme poverty and hunger) and MDG7 (ensure environmental stability). FARA’s Vision: To reduce poverty in Africa as a result of sustainable broad-based agricultural growth and improved livelihoods, particularly of smallholder and pastoral enterprises.
Interests Agricultural Research, Food security, Poverty Reduction, Sustainable Livelihoods, Environmental Sustainability, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, Capacity Development, Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Bioenergy, ICT4D, knowledge and Innovations