GCARD

The first Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD1) 2010 was held in Montpellier, France from 28-31 March 2010. GCARD was organized by GFAR in collaboration with the Consortium and Independent Science and Partnership Council of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and Agropolis International. The Conference replaced the GFAR Triennial Conferences and the Annual General Meetings of the CGIAR.

The second Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD2) took place from 29 October to 1 November 2012 in Punta del Este, Uruguay. GCARD2, organized by GFAR in partnership with the CGIAR the Government of Uruguay, set out to move the process forward from WHAT transformation of agricultural research for development (AR4D) is required, to HOW to implement the GCARD RoadMap in practice and the difference it makes. This message of Change was strong and persistent throughout the Conference and explicitly focused on better meeting the needs of smallholder farmers. Read more...

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Remembering Jacky Ganry

Remembering Jacky Ganry

We have received many deep-felt tributes to his life and work and this message attempts to draw...
Message from Dr. Asad Musayev, Chairman of CACAARI Steering Committee

Message from Dr. Asad Musayev, Chairman of CACAARI Steering Committee

Dear colleagues, Dear friends,   Thank you for your support and confidence in...
From Forward Thinking to Forward Acting

From Forward Thinking to Forward Acting

The GCARD2 foresight sessions achieved concrete and practical declarations which...
If agriculture is an aging profession, we need to make some changes!

If agriculture is an aging profession, we need to make some changes!

Ask a young person what they wish for their future, and very few will mention agriculture....
GCARD endorses CIARD

GCARD endorses CIARD

Source: AIMS   A session at the Second Global Conference on Agricultural Research...

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If agriculture is an aging profession, we need to make some changes!

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Ask a young person what they wish for their future, and very few will mention agriculture. Whether as a farmer, researcher or extension officer, the production of food tends to be a last resort, not...

GCARD2: Young professionals “Make Agriculture Cool Again”

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The story of a dream, a nightmare and a wish… Video: Social media can be more than “a means”. It can be “a purpose” too.   The dream by Enrica Porcari, GCARD2...

Agriculture and forestry: mainstreaming research findings that work for communities

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Partnerships are fundamental to conducting research. Douglas Sheil/CIFOR PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay (12 November 2012)_Small-scale farmers in many tropical nations depend primarily on their crops for...

Brazil: Innovation and smallholder partnership provides nutritious foods to school children

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Experts who gathered at the Second Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD2) in Uruguay say they want to march into a future where agricultural research remains fast paced,...

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GCARD in the press

                             

Teagasc - Research newsletter, winter 2012

On page 13, interesting article on GCARD2

Networks and partnerships promoted by IICA attract attention in GCARD2 (IICA)

Networks and partnerships promoted by IICA attract attention in GCARD2

Addressing climate change and agricultural research through partnerships and scenario building | CGIAR Climate

Addressing climate change and agricultural research through partnerships and scenario building...