24
Jun
2014

Innovation systems approaches: the way forward for agricultural R4D

Emphasizing that inclusive and participatory value chain approaches and innovation platforms are the way forward for agricultural R4D, Dr Adama Traoré, Chair of the just-concluded 4th Agriculture Science Week for West and Central Africa, stated, “We are more interdependent today than in the past for achieving research impact.” Dr Traoré is the Interim Director General of AfricaRice.

Themed ‘Innovations in agro-sylvo-pastoral systems to feed West and Central Africa,’ the 4
th Agriculture Science Week for West and Central Africa was organized by the West and Central African council for agricultural research and development (CORAF/WECARD) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture of Niger, 16-19 June 2014, in Niamey under the aegis of the Head of State of the Republic of Niger His Excellency Mahamadou Issoufou.

 

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