Semi-Arid Food Grain Research and Development (AU SAFGRAD)

Recherche et développement des cultures vivrières dans les zones semi-arides

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History

1977, within the framework of African Union Scientific Technical Research Commission (AU STRC), by African Heads of State, following Resolution adopted, 1976, Mauritius, by the Council of Ministers of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the current African Union (AU). Initial phase: 1977-1986; Phase 2: 1986-1994; Phase 3: 1994-2003. Current mandate defined in AU Assembly, 2003, and elaborated 2011.

Aims

Accelerate sustainable agricultural development and rural livelihoods in semi-arid Africa by building resilience of rural communities through working in partnership with African and global research and development organization.

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Activities

Capacity building; knowledge management/information dissemination; networking/liaising; research/documentation; training/education.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 54 countries
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Subjects *

  • Climatology
    • Arid Zones
  • Plant Life
    • Cereals
  • Amenities
    • Food
  • Research, Standards
    • Research
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Agriculture
  • Development
    • Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E2407

Last News Received

2019
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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