Welcome to the GFAR Update!

This month's update is about more than news and engaging blog pieces, it's about updating the way you--our Partners--stay connected and engaged with each other.

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website: GFAR.net!

With better search capabilities, a cleaner look, more intuitive navigation and more dynamic content than ever before, our new website is sure to become a key resource for you and your organization. Check out GFAR.net now!

Join with actions of the Global Forum by becoming a Partner in GFAR. Simply email GFAR-Secretariat[at]fao[dot]org stating that you wish to be involved in the collective actions of the Forum. We will be pleased to recognize and help celebrate your work!


A New Virtual Forum for GFAR

Bill Gates once said, “The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow”. If the Global Forum is to fulfill its role in this village of tomorrow, its virtual forum needs to reflect that openness and...

Become a Partner in GFAR

Collective action is our strength. We can do much more together than we can alone. Join us – become a Partner in GFAR! GFAR is a voluntary forum – open and inclusive.We come together with diverse capabilities, capacities, and perspectives,...

The Power of Partnership – Interview with Patrick Caron

At the GFAR Constituent Assembly in Bangkok earlier in the year, CIRAD – the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development – was among the first to renew its commitment as a partner in the Global Forum. Dr Patrick Caron,...

Coming in from the Cold on Climate-Smart Agriculture

The decision by the Asian Farmers’ Association (AFA) to join the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (GACSA) last year was criticized by some civil society groups, but Chair Shimpei Murakami believes it’s better to be in than out and that...

Generation Now – No Longer Left Behind

They’re young, articulate and organized and they want to be heard. They are the new generation of agricultural professionals who want a future on the land and to be able to make a difference to the social and economic life...

GCARD3 Regional Consultation: Middle East and North Africa

The Global Conference on Agricultural Research and Development (GCARD3) took the opportunity of the event ‘Rural communities, No longer left behind: Rural and regional development in the South and North Mediterranean and the new Neighborhood Policy’ held October 4-6, 2015...

High Level Policy Dialogue on Investment in Agricultural Research for Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific Region

08/12/2015 to 09/12/2015
City: Bangkok
Country: Thailand
A High Level Policy Dialogue on Investment in Agricultural Research for Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific Region" is being organized...

UNFCCC COP21 & CMP11 - Paris, France

30/11/2015 to 11/12/2015
City: Paris
Country: France
The twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and the eleventh session of the Conference of the Parties...

2015 Global Landscapes Forum

05/12/2015 to 06/12/2015
City: Paris
The 2015 Global Landscapes Forum is the leading platform for bringing together individuals and organizations that have an impact on...

APAARI: Coordinator-Knowledge Management

Expiry date: 2015-11-20 14:00:00
City: Bangkok
Applications are invited from suitably qualified, experienced and interested individuals for the position of Coordinator- Knowledge Management (CKM) with APAARI...

IMMANA Postdoctoral Fellowships

Expiry date: 2016-01-02 17:00:00
IMMANA Postdoctoral Fellowships on Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions are now open for applications under Round...

Empowering people.Award 2015: Global Call to Submit Practical Innovations

Expiry date: 2015-11-30 00:00:00
Applications are open for empowering people.Award that aims to connect innovative solutions for basic supply problems in developing countries with...


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