FARA

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) was founded in 1990s by African scientists and donors. The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is the apex continental organization responsible for coordinating and advocating for agricultural research for development (AR4D). According to its website, FARA serves as “the technical arm of the Africa Union Commission on matters concerning agriculture science, technology and innovation.” FARA in partnership with the German Government represented by the center for Development Research (ZEF) under its “One world No Hunger” initiative and EDRI, are implementing the “Programme of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovations (PARI)”.