West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (WECARD)
Conseil Ouest et Centre Africain pour la Recherche et le Développement Agricoles (CORAF)
Officially created 15 Mar 1995.
Current statutes adopted 19 May 2005, Dakar (Senegal).
Promote cooperation, consultation and information exchange between member institutions on one hand and partners on the other; define joint sub-regional and regional research objectives and priorities; serve as a consultative body for research carried out by regional and international organizations operating at the sub-regional level; develop joint research programmes in order to strengthen complementary activities of the Council and its partners; harmonize the activities of existing research networks and facilitate the creation of new regional networks or other operational research units with a regional character.
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General Assembly (annual). Governing Council of 9 members, comprising 6 representatives of the National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) and 3 representatives from agricultural research partners recognized by CORAF/WECARD, including 1 representative each of NGOs, the private sector and professional agricultural organizations. Scientific and Technical Committee of 8 experts, consisting of 6 representatives of NARS, 1 representative of advanced research institutions and 1 representative of regional and international organizations. Includes: K-XK2184 - Centre d'étude régional pour l'amélioration de l'adaptation à la sécheresse (CERAAS), Senegal.
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