Dr Yemi Akinbamijo, Executive Director, Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Ghana, visited APAARI, on October 3, 2017 to discuss the partnership between APAARI and FARA for fostering an inter-regional cooperation and synergy in the common mandates of the two regional organizations. During the discussion several areas of possible partnership were identified to be captured on a Partnership Statement
- Exchange knowledge and expertise of agricultural research, innovation and development;
- Jointly scope for regional and inter-regional projects on agricultural related to research, policy, innovation, development, capacity development and policy advocacy with a special focus on women and youth in agriculture;
- Organize activities of mutual interest including conferences, workshops and training programs in fulfilment of their common goals;
- Explore the possibility of synergizing their activities in biotechnology and bio resources;
- Participate in apex committees of the other party on reciprocal basis.