A workshop on the "Regional Rice Sector Development" was held from 24 to 25 September 2012 at AfricaRice, Cotonou, Benin.
The main objective of the workshop was to discuss and build a strategic partnership for effective collaboration for regional rice sector development in Africa.
During the workshop, AfricaRice's Research for Development Strategy 2011--2020 was presented, highlighting the mechanisms for out-scaling rice sector development in Africa. Participating institutions and strategic partners were also invited to present their approach and current initiatives related to rice sector development.
Discussion covered issues on partner collaboration and support for regional rice sector development efforts in Africa.
Speakers in the video :
Aliou Diagne, AfricaRice, Benin
Farily Boly, ROPPA, Mali
Rose Njeru, Africa Harvest, Kenya
Abou Berthe, SG2000, Mali
Mireille Barbier, Catholic Relief Services, Burkina Faso
Anthony Muoneke, Songhai, Benin
Podcast credit : R.Raman, Savitri Mohapatra, AfricaRice