EFARD organised the event “Dialogue on European initiatives and financial support to agricultural research for development”, which was held on the 8th of November as a side event during the GFAR Conference in Delhi.
The objective of the side-event has been to present the on-going and planned European initiatives in support of ARD and to open a dialogue with the participants with a view to maximizing the active involvement of the GFAR community in those initiatives and their impact on development. The different sessions of the side event have been chaired by the EFARD Chair, the Head of the EU Delegation in India, and the EIARD chair. Sessions included presentations from EFARD, EIARD, FARA, the European Commission (DG DEV and DG RTD), and DFID (UK).