In the frame of the PAEPARD project , the CSA will organize on September 27, 2011 a workshop in Brussels about:
« Farmers’ organizations and agricultural research for development in Africa: roles, complementarity with others stakeholders and partnerships institutionalization »
This workshop will gather European NGOs and agri-agencies, African farmers ‘organizations, researchers and private sector’s representatives. It will include presentation of experiences and debates.
The workshop will be organized around two main questions:
1. What role for FOs and what complementarity with others stakeholders for:
The translation of farmers needs in research questions (link with the base, formulation ...)
The dissemination of research results
The indigenous knowledge ‘s capitalization and exchange
2. How to formalize partnerships between FOs and others stakeholders inside agricultural research institutions, at level of
Funding and governance mechanisms
Choice of research topics
A detailed program will be diffused by the beginning of September.
Registration and information: julie.flament[at]csa-be.org