Second Annual Ministerial Dialogue on Integrating Research, Extension

and Education in the CAADP Country Process for

Increased Agricultural Productivity in Africa

18-19 April 2012

FARA Secretariat, Accra, Ghana

 

 

Purpose/Objective

The purpose of the dialogue is to provide a platform for Ministers of Agriculture; Science & Technology; Education; and other agriculture-related Ministries to examine the topical issues relating to integrating research, extension and education into the CAADP country process for increased agricultural productivity in Africa.

The specific objectives are to: 

  • Identify issues of strategic importance to integrating research, extension and education in the CAADP country process, stimulate dialogue on them.
  • Identify how to develop strategies for integrating research, extension and education in the CAADP country process.
  • Raise awareness among Ministers and parliamentarians of the need for increased investments in research, extension and education.