Association of Maize Researchers in Africa (AMRA)

Association des chercheurs du maïs en Afrique (ACMA)

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1985-09-19 Cotonou Benin


19-20 Sep 1985, Cotonou (Benin), at constituent assembly under the auspices of E-XE4109 - International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), E-XE2407 - Semi-Arid Food Grain Research and Development (AU SAFGRAD), E-XE0270 - International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, when statutes were adopted.


Attain food autosuffiency in maize in the continent through coordination at the level of research programmes and at the level of popularization; promote exchange of experience among members to assist in their training and to reinforce scientific and technical cooperation; support the activities of regional institutes and international organizations active in the field; contribute to creation and reinforcement of national programmes; allow researchers to benefit from complementarity of work and from exchange of germoplasm and of experience.


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