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7TH AFRICA AGRICULTURE SCIENCE WEEK

June 13, 2016 - June 16, 2016

The Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW) and FARA General Assembly (GA) is the principal forum for all stakeholders in African agriculture Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to reflect on their achievements and craft strategies and actions aimed at enhancing the contribution of agriculture STI towards accelerating the continent’s economic and social transformation. This event is organized every three years. The last such event, the sixth AASW and FARA GA, was held in Accra, Ghana in July 2013.

The overall theme of the 7th African Agriculture Science Week and FARA GA: is “Apply Science, Impact Livelihoods”. The program of the Science Week is organized around the following five key sub-themes: 1. Institutional systems and policies for making science work for African agriculture; 2. Sustainable productivity growth, value chains and profitable agribusinesses; 3. Human capital development and the Youth; 4. Sustainable financing of Science, Technology and Innovation for African agriculture; and 5. Megatrends in African Agriculture.

The AASW and FARA General Assembly is the principal forum for all stakeholders in African agriculture science, technology and innovation to take stock of their collective achievements over the past three years and craft a common agenda along with modalities for achieving their collective targets over the next three years. You are invited to the 7th AASW and FARA General Assembly which will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, 13-16 June 2016.

Details

Start:
June 13, 2016
End:
June 16, 2016
Website:
http://faraafrica.org/aasw7/

Venue

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Kigali, Rwanda + Google Map