Africa Agriculture Science Week
“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,” according to an event announcement. The event’s theme is Apply Science, Impact Livelihoods.
Discussions will focus on:
- institutional systems and policies for making science work for African agriculture;
- sustainable productivity growth, value chains and profitable agribusinesses;
- human capital development and the youth;
- sustainable financing of science, technology and innovation for African agriculture; and,
- megatrends in African agriculture.
Included in the list of organisers are CAAST-Net Plus partners, the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation and the Association of African Universities.