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January 2017

Request for expression of interest to provide insurance services to ASARECA

Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa 

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST 

For 

Insurance Services 

Reference No. ASARECA /Ser/001/01/17 

INTRODUCTION  Read more about Request for expression of interest to provide insurance services to ASARECA

New themes: Upscaling, Policy, Capacity Development and Knowledge Hub

To deliver a new strategy which has placed ASARECA at the high table of facilitating, supporting, coordinating and advocating for initiatives aimed at enhancing sustainable agricultural transformation and economic growth and development in the ECA sub region, ASARECA has adopted the following thematic areas:

Integrated Capacity Strengthening Read more about New themes: Upscaling, Policy, Capacity Development and Knowledge Hub

What stakeholders want ASARECA to champion in new strategy

Stakeholders across Africa who were consulted to inform ASARECA’s new strategy want a repositioned ASARECA to perform a higher level facilitative, supportive, coordination and advocacy role to enhance sustainable agricultural transformation, sustained economic growth and inclusive development in the ECA sub region.

They want ASARECA to assert its leadership in brokering, nurturing and coordinating effective Agricultural Research for Development (AR4D) partnerships that deliver high priority and relevant development outcomes. Read more about What stakeholders want ASARECA to champion in new strategy

New changes as ASARECA undergoes a rennainscence

 

The ASARECA Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Cyprian Ebong the new Interim Executive Secretary for ASARECA. Dr. Ebong replaces Prof. Francis Wachira who left the institution in December 2016. His appointment takes effect from January 2017. Read more about New changes as ASARECA undergoes a rennainscence

ASARECA new strategy approved

Integrated capacity strengthening, Development and scaling up technologies and innovations; Policy advocacy, market analysis and institutional arrangements; Knowledge and information management: These are the areas ASARECA will invest in the next 10 years following the approval of a new Strategy and Results Framework (A-SRF) by the BOD in December. Read more about ASARECA new strategy approved

How ASARECA is strategically aligned to continental agenda

ASARECA has committed itself to focus on four thematic areas in a new ASARECA Strategic Framework that is well aligned to the major ongoing regional and continental initiatives. By committing to deliver on these thematic areas, ASARECA is well positioned to contribute significantly to the implementation of the major regional and continental frameworks.The following are key areas in which ASARECA will support and complement Agricultural Research and Development at sub-regional and continental levels:

Support to member states Read more about How ASARECA is strategically aligned to continental agenda