News from FARA

5000 Zambian farmers benefit from climate smart agriculture

The climate smart agriculture project in Zambia has begun to bear fruit with close to 5000 farmers in Mufumbwe district benefiting from tomatoes, green vegetables, egg plants, ginger, garlic, beans, groundnuts, potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions and bananas produced under the project.

The project in Zambia is being run by Save the Environment and People Agency (SEPA), a non-profit making organisation which strives to improve the standard of living of rural communities and the poor in the country.

FARA and Partners Host the first ARIFA Symposium in Brazil

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) of Nigeria, and the Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV) hosted the First Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa- (ARIFA) Symposium, between April 28th and 29th, 2022 in the historic city of Viçosa, Brazil.

Over forty (40) Federal Universities in Brazil are ready to receive ARIFA Fellows from Africa

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the Brazilian Association for International Education (FAUBAI), with the endorsement of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) of Nigeria, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which brings over forty Brazilian federal universities to the ARIFA Partnership Platform.

FARA, TETFund and UFV set for 1st ARIFA Symposium in Brazil

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) of Nigeria, in partnership with the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV), Brazil, will be holding the First Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA) Symposium to consolidate the ARIFA Partnership Platform (APP). The event will take place in Viçosa between the 25th and 30th of April 2022, hosted by the Rector of UFV, Prof. Demetrius David da Silva.

FARA Discusses COP27 and ARIFA with Ghana’s Minister of Environment, Science, Technology & Innovation

Dr. Yemi Akinbabamijo, Executive Director of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), paid a courtesy call on Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, Minister in Charge of the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation (MESTI), yesterday, April 12, 2022.

The meeting’s purpose was to provide the honorable Minister with an update on FARA’s preparations for COP27.

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