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GCARD3 (2015-2016)

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GCARD3 (2015-2016) is the third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development. Organized by the Global Forum on Agriculture Research (GFAR) and the CGIAR, it is part of a continuing, iterative reform process, and builds on what has gone before in, and around, the previous two GCARDs.   In 2010 the GCARD1 produced a Roadmap paving the way towards more responsive and relevant agricultural research. GCARD2 (2012) explored the practical implications of partnership and pathways to impact and led to a range of fifteen new... more

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Invitation to Submit an Expression of Interest for Hosting the GCARD3 Global Event

 
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The Organizing Committee for the Global Conference for Agricultural Research and Development (GCARD) is inviting Expressions of Interest from countries in sub-Saharan Africa wishing to host the GCARD3 Global event.
 
GCARD3 is a wide consultation process over the course of 2015 and 2016. The GCARD3 global event is a milestone in this process and is to take place in the first quarter of 2016. The GCARD3 global event will be directly representative of the wider consultation process. All participants and their organizations recognize the generosity of the host country and afford it special recognition for its contribution to facilitating the development of GCARD.
 
The Organizing Committee is welcoming Expressions of Interest from government representatives from Ministries of Agriculture in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa that have active programs in agriculture, agricultural research and development and are committed to advancing agriculture in its country and region.
 
Countries are invited to submit their Expression of Interest in the form of a formal letter with supporting documentation by 17 July 2015. Click here to check out a complete copy of the Guidelines for Expression of Interests in hosting the GCARD3 event or contact the GCARD Organizing Committee c/o GFAR Secretariat (fiona.chandler@fao.org). 
 
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