Announcement: Engaging SMEs in EU-Africa Research Cooperation
CAAST-Net Plus will support the organisation of the event, which will take place in Brussels on 31 March 2014, ahead of the EU-Africa Business Forum and 4th EU-Africa Summit.
A wide range of stakeholders from across sectors are encouraged to contribute to the discussion.
Topics for discussion include:
- Identify impactful national practices that can be scaled;
- Explore policy and implementation challenges;
- Highlight untapped opportunities; and,
- Improvement of private sector actor involvement in bi-regional research partnerships.
Keynote presentations will be led by South Africa’s Department of Science and Technology, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, and the Platform for African-European partnership on Agricultural Research for Development.
Participants are asked to register attendance before 21 March 2014. \
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