16 – 18 April 2008, Bangkok, Thailand. FARA is participating at the Asia-Pacific Workshop on Agricultural Research for Development (ARD).
- To build bridges of partnership amongst Asia Pacific NGOs and APAARI and its member ARD institutions
- Determine NGO priority research interests based on the APAARI identified research for development interest
- Discuss principles and various options on modalities of engagement between NGOs and APAARI both at regional sub regional and national levels
- To share Sub-Saharan Africa NGO Consortium (SSA NGOC) engagement in the FARA-SRO-NARS ARD model
Organizers: Organized jointly by APAARI-ANGOC-GFAR
Dr. R.S. Paroda is Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) and Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). He was also the chairman of the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) and Executive Secretary of the Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI).