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Agricultural Research for Development in the Asia-Pacific Region. Report on the E-Consultation.

The regional e-consultation on the global agricultural research agenda for development in the Asia-Pacific region (South, Southeast and East Asia and the Pacific) spanned from 1st to 24th September 2009. Nearly 100 different participants for a total of about 350 messages and 110,000 words had actively participated. The e-consultation was conducted among the APAARI stakeholders.

Summary of E-Consultation of West Asia and North Africa (WANA) Region

This two and a half week facilitated e-consultation provided an opportunity for all stakeholders in the WANA region to share experiences in the region and learnt from others who are involved with agricultural research for development. The consultation referred to the issues raised by a commissioned regional review. The total Participants were 180. About 150 messages have been received from about 85 participants. The e-consultation was facilitated by AARINENA.

21st Steering Committee Meeting. Montevideo, Uruguay. 31 July 2008 ¿ 1 August 2008. Meeting the Challenge of Global Food Crises

Background document for the GFAR Steering Committee meeting in Montevideo (August 2008): the Declaration of the High-Level Conference on World Food Security: the challenges of Climate Change and Bioenergy (Rome, June 2008)

The Global Forum on Agricultural Research

Presentation of GFAR at the Open Science Network Meeting on Partnerships, Innovation and Agriculture jointly organized by INRA and CIRAD in Paris on 3 June 2008.

The Global Forum: Shaping Tomorrow¿s Agriculture Today

Presentation of GFAR at the IFAP World Farmers Congress in Warsaw, June 4-6 2008. It focuses on the concepts of GFAR as a neutral platform linking science and society and creating and supporting effective, demand-driven institutions & innovation systems to meet the complex needs of sustainable agricultural development.