Tuesday, 10 June 2008

First West & Central African Agricultural Scientific Week

FARA is participating at the CORAF/WECARD First West & Central African Agricultural Scientific Week & eighth General Assembly: Producers & Users at the centre of research. June 9-13, Yaounde, Cameroon. The objective of the meeting is to provide a forum where CORAF/WECARD's constituents can meet to review progress since the 7 th biennial General Assembly in April 2006 and, based on lessons learnt since then, determine the West and Central African agenda for agricultural research for development for the next biennium.
Kanayo Nwanze, Vice-President,
International Fund for Agricultural Development.

The Nigerian born IFAD vice president Kanayo Felix Nwanze delivered a keynote address during the general assembly on "Producers and end-users of agricultural research and development". Kanayo Felix Nwanze, is on a five-day visit to Cameroon. The vice president was accompanied by the Director for the West and Central Africa Division, Mohamed Beavogui, and the country programme manager for Cameroon Abdoul Barry.