visit-amb-bf-coraf

Agricultural research in WCA: The Ambassador of Burkina Faso to Senegal commends CORAF/WECARD for its leadership in harnessing partnerships

Agricultural research in WCA: The Ambassador of Burkina Faso to Senegal commends CORAF/WECARD for its leadership in harnessing partnerships The Ambassador of Burkina Faso in Senegal, Dr. Aline KOALA, has commended the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) for contributing to the region’s quest for agriculture-led economic growth in meeting […]

pm_parlment_cedeao

ECOWAS parliament: MPs call for the inclusion of Guinea-Bissau in WAAPP

Gathered at the first meeting relocated to the Fourth Legislature of the ECOWAS Parliament from 1 to 5 November 2016, in Dakar, Senegal, the Joint Commission of the Parliament of the Economic Community called for the immediate integration of Guinea Bissau in the West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP). A program placed under the financial […]

symposium-ok-ok

WAAPP Burkina Faso: The symposium on science and technology under the patronage of CORAF/WECARD

The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF / WECARD) sponsored the International Symposium on the Science and Technology organized by the National Centre for Scientific and Technological Research ((CNRST) of Burkina Faso from 24 to 28 October 2016. Themed “Putting into use research outputs on key sectors: livestock, meat, corn, […]

reunion_wasp_consortium_ita_oct16

The WASP kicks-off its third Consortium meeting with proactive strategies towards seed industry development

The West Africa Seed Program (WASP) of CORAF/WECARD held its third Meeting Consortium of partners from 20 to 21st October, 2016, in Dakar- Senegal with an objective to improve the governance in the development of the seed industry for accelerated growth within the ECOWAS-UEMOA-CILSS Region. Thirty-five participants from the various partner and stakeholder groups in […]

5-4-1024x683

ECOWAS, UEMOA, CILSS, CORAF/WECARD, IFDC, USAID: stakeholders commit to improve farmer access to improved seeds and fertilizer

USAID, West Africa Mission on behalf of the Technical and Financial Partner Group of the ECOWAS Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, convened key regional partners and stakeholders for a focused technical round-table discussion on next generation and priorities of the region for inputs, fertilizer, agricultural technology and seed programs in the light of the new […]

img_1699

CORAF/WECARD and IFDC partner to improve food and nutrition security in West and Central Africa

The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) and the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that aims to identify opportunities to improve agricultural productivity thereby contributing to improving food security and reduce poverty in West and Central Africa. The MoU was signed on 14 September […]

visite1

Alexandre DEPREZ, the USAID West Africa Mission Director at CORAF/WECARD to strengthen cooperation

For the past 10 years, the United States Agency for International Development/West Africa (USAID/WA) and the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) have had a vibrant collaboration to support quality seed access to farmers and  upscale improved agricultural technologies and innovations . This was the main point of discussion during […]

iita

CORAF/WECARD Explores Scientific Collaboration with IITA on Upscaling of WAAPP Technologies

The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) based in Dakar, Senegal    is partnering with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria, on research for development and up scaling of agricultural technologies in the sub region. Dr Abdou Tenkouano, the Executive Director of coraf/wecard made the call for closer […]

PHOTOARTICLE3PRAPS

PRAPS learning from WAAPP: A mission of experts at CORAF/WECARD

The Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) was at CORAF/WECARD to learn from the success story of WAAPP/PPAAO from 8 to 12 August 2016. The visit, part of the Regional Sahel Pastoralism Support Project (PRAPS) aims to learn from WAAPP best practices in communication and monitoring and evaluation. The PRAPS interest […]