PRESS RELEASE: FAO to Partner with FARA and Continental Institutions to push the African CSA Agenda

04/12/2020. ACCRA – The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has pledged its commitment to providing support for Africa’s climate-smart agriculture agenda.
Speaking at the Biennial Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) stakeholders conference organized by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa, Dr. Ade Freeman, Regional Program Leader, FAO Regional Office for Africa, called on FARA to lead the charge to drive the continental CSA agenda. Dr. Freeman also indicated FAO’s readiness to provide financial support to FARA and the continental institutions for the realization of the climate-smart agriculture agenda.
“We invite FARA to take the lead and FAO will be happy to work with you…and to put some money behind this and make sure that when we meet the next time we will be talking about concrete initiatives to influence investment… to drive the African CSA agenda”

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