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Strengthening the African Agricultural Research and Development Towards Improved Africa Food System

Strengthening the African Agricultural Research and Development Towards Improved Africa Food System

February 16, 2021

The Leadership of the CAADP-XP4 organizations (FARA, AFAAS, ASARECA, CCARDESA, CORAF & NAASRO) and FANRPAN have been planning series of webinars on the above theme as part of activities towards producing the “One Africa Voice” for the UN Food System Summit (September 2021).

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Africa’s AR4D’s Lead Institutions Mobilise Single Voice Ahead UN Food Summit

February 15, 2021

A  webinar by FARA and CAADP-XP4 consortium members ASARECA, AFAAS, CORAF, CCARDESSA on Strengthening the African Agricultural Research and Development Towards Improved Africa Food System is due to be held on February 16, 2021.

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15 Leading Women at the Intersection of Food and Technology

February 10, 2021

Dr. Caroline S. Makamto, at the 9th position of this ranking, facilitates the adoption and scaling of technologies for partners of CORAF in the agriculture and nutrition sectors.

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AKADEMIYA2063 and CORAF to Provide Data and Analysis in Support of Africa’s Agriculture and Food Security Agenda

January 19, 2021

Kigali, Rwanda, January 11, 2021 –Two of Africa’s leading research organizations have signed a new collaboration agreement to provide evidence-based agricultural research to countries in West and Central Africa. In a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between AKADEMIYA2063 and CORAF, both parties also agreed to strengthen the capacities of countries in the region to effectively implement the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP).

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Swiss Development Corporation & CORAF to Sign New Agreement on Monday

November 29, 2020

An ambitious new agreement design to support small-scale farmers in the Sahel and West Africa access critical and life-changing technologies and innovations is expected to be signed between the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and CORAF.

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The development of cotton stems, a gold mine to be exploited

July 23, 2020

Cotton stems are considered crop residues. In Africa, they are mostly incinerated after harvest. However, these residues, transformed into particle boards, become a veritable mine of wealth. In 2014, the West African Economic Monetary Union (WAEMU) injected 1.5 billion in 3 development projects in cotton (VATICOPP), corn (AMAFINE) and livestock (PROGEVAL) sectors.

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UEMOA Research Program boosts agriculture, livestock

July 23, 2020

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) Research Program on Priority Agricultural Sectors (PreFAP) has improved the productivity and competitiveness of five strategic agricultural sectors for food security in the eight member countries of this regional Customs Union, says a report of the institution published Wednesday.By Abdourahmane Diallo.

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One on one interview with Deputy Director-General of CSIR, prof. Paul P. Bosu

July 07, 2020


The Deputy Director-General of CSIR, Prof. Paul Pinnock Bosu speaks to CRI TV’s Sylvia Artcher about the PAIRED project..

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CSIR-SARI sensitises staff on PAIRED project

April 24, 2020

Staff of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) have been educated on the activities and implementation plan of the Partnership for Agricultural Research, Education and Development (PAIRED) project.

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Why African farmers are waking up to the huge potential of guinea fowl

November 25, 2019

In Africa the potential of guinea fowl largely remains untapped across the continent’s sprawling markets.

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Celebrating 30 Years of Agricultural Innovation

January, 2018

The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) was created in 1987 to “improve the efficiency and effectiveness of small-scale producers and to promote the agribusiness sector.”

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