Tuesday, 29 September 2009

FARA GA 2010 Preparations

24-25 Sept 09, Ougadougou, Burkina Faso. In preparations for the African Agriculture Science Week and FARA General Assembly, an international organization committee appointed by the FARA Board visited Burkina Faso together with the FARA Secretariat Taskforce. Preparations are progressing together with the national organizing committee. The Government of Burkina Faso, is highly involved.

National Organizing Committee (NOC) and International Organizing Committee (IOC) members consultation on the program of preparations. they endorsed the theme, subtheme, speakers, program of the week and communication strategy.

IOC with the Minister of Agriculture, Hydraulics and water resources (Laurent Sedogo) and Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Technology (Maxime Some). IOC is chaired by the FARA Chair, Dennis Kyetere, members are Paco Sereme, Sylvie Mbog (representing Tiemoko Yo), Desire Porquet, Chermiti Amor (absent) and Monty Jones. FARA Secretariat Taskforce is led by Monty Jones, members: Myra Wopereis, Adewale Adekunle, Aggrey Agumya and Emily Nwankwo.