STRATEGIC REVIEW OF DEVCO SUPPORT TO AFRICAN AND SUB-REGIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS

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Title : Strategic Review of DEVCO support to African continental and sub-regional agricultural research organisations: FARA, AFAAS, CORAF/WECARD, ASARECA and CCARDESA

Author: AFAAS
Date of publication: May 2016
Language: English
Country of origin: –
Number of pages: 19
Target Audience: –

 

Summary :

This is a summary report of a 3-months (August-October 2015) Strategic Review of EU-DEVCO support to five African continental and regional organisations for agricultural research and advisory services provision: FARA, AFAAS, CORAF/WECARD, ASARECA and CCARDESA. As from 2007 these organisations received a total amount of € 58.48 million through the Food Security Thematic Program: FARA € 28.00 million, AFAAS € 5.00 million, CORAF/WECARD € 11.48 million, ASARECA € 9.00 million, and CCARDESA € 5.00 million. In addition, DEVCO provided support to two continent-wide projects for which FARA leads implementation: the Platform for African-European Partnership on Agricultural Research for Development (€ 6.00 million) and the Sub-Saharan Africa Challenge Program (€ 2.5 million).