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  • Dr. Cyprian Ebong the new IES
      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.  According to ASARECA BOD chairman, Dr. Ambrose Agona...
  • 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...
  • ASARECA member countries
    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...
  • ASARECA stakeholders chat new way forward
    ASARECA is in advanced stages of developing a new strategic direction that will drive agricultural research in Eastern and Central Africa. Staying ahead A new ASARECA repositioning Strategy and Results Framework (A-SRF) has been developed to stay ahead of times and conform to the new and evolving...
  • Science for Agriculture Consortium (S4AC) articulates new direction for Africa
    The much anticipated meeting of the founding partners of the Science for Agriculture Consortium (S4AC) was successfully held at the World Bank Group Main Complex in Washington DC from September 19 to 30th. The write-shop was facilitated by the World Bank, which has since initiation keenly supported...
  • ASARECA participation in the 7th Africa Agriculture Science Week
    “African governments need to invest more in Agricultural Science, Technology and Innovation (ASTI) to become more efficient and drive African economies.” This was a key message that resonated widely at the 7th Africa Agriculture Science Week held in Kigali, Rwanda. Besides investment, speaker after...
  • Challenges and lessons learnt from EAAPP
    Considering the huge investment and pilot nature of the Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (EAAPP) and the regional centres of excellence (RCoEs) arrangement, a lot of challenges were faced and lessons learnt in the course of programme implementation. Some of the lessons learnt are...
  • What next after EAAPP Phase I?
    While Phase I of the Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Project (EAAPP) has been rated as successful, there is fear that the achievements attained in the first round of implementation could be lost if a second phase is not approved.  Accordingly, the recently published Implementation...
  • EAAPP reduced poverty and created jobs
    The recently published Implementation Completion and Results Report (ICRR) of the World Bank has shown that the Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (EAAPP) is a perfect model for poverty reduction and welfare improvement in Africa. According to the report, more than 7.7 million...
  • EAAPP performance was substantial—World Bank report
    The Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (EAAPP) has been credited for creating a strong link between Agricultural Research and Development. According to the Implementation Completion and Results Report (ICRR), published by the World Bank, the programme stimulated development,...

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