Special Programme for African Agricultural Research (SPAAR)

Programme spécial pour la recherche agricole en Afrique

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History

1985, by a group of major donor agencies. Transitioned into Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) by mid to late 2002.

Aims

Strengthen African agricultural research systems in the public and private sectors and, through them, the development and testing of relevant technologies in support of sustainable agricultural development; increase the effectiveness of donor assistance to African agricultural research systems through better coordination of existing resources, avoidance of duplication of effort, exchange of information on past, current, and future activities, and collaborative initiatives to address particular problems in agricultural research.

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Activities

Ongoing activities include: Strengthening regional collaborative research networks. Forestry research; Education and training; Donor coordinating groups. In collaboration with African national and sub-regional research organizations, facilitated the design and implementation of Frameworks for Action (FFAs) in some sub-Saharan African countries. Set up: Sustainable Funding Initiative (SFI) (with USAID).

Structure

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 14 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Commerce
    • Finance
  • Research, Standards
    • Research
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Agriculture
  • Development
    • Sustainable Development
    • Assistance

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

F2477

Last News Received

2004
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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