The 6th Africa Agriculture Science Week and General Assembly for the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) will be held July 15-20, 2013 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana. According to the event website, this conference will bring together representatives of FARA’s constituents from all African and non-African institutions involved in African agricultural research and development, such as the sub-regional organizations (ASARECA, CORAF/WECARD, CCARDESA and NASRO), farmer and pastoralists’ organizations, and agricultural research and educational institutions and universities. Other participants will include non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in agriculture, national agricultural research systems (NARS), non-African advanced research institutions (ARIs), the international agricultural research centres (IARCs), international NGOs, policy makers, the private sector, government ministries, parliamentary sub-committees on agriculture, and Africa’s development partners. The event, organized by FARA every three years, is being hosted by the Government of Ghana.
Conference Registration Deadline: June 28, 2013
Exhibition and Side Event Deadline: June 15, 2013