Lessons from PAEPARD 10 years experience

Lessons from PAEPARD 10 years experience

The Platform for Africa-Europe Partnership on Agricultural Research for Development (PAEPARD) supports since 2009 research collaboration between a wide range of organizations in Africa and Europe. The conference will describe the main achievements of the various mechanisms – multi-stakeholder partnerships, users-led process – and instruments – incentive funds, write-shops, communication tools – to set up, strengthen and get sustainable various consortia. The potential for impacts has been recently assessed, and the perspective to scale will be discussed.


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Wim Olthof

Deputy Head of Unit DEVCO C1, Rural development, Food security and Nutrition


Christophe Larose

Head of sector, Sustainable Agriculture, DEVCO C1




Jonas Mugabe

Manager PAEPARD, FARA, Accra, Ghana


Remi Kahane

Deputy Manager PAEPARD, Agrinatura/CIRAD Montpellier, France



Irene Annor Frempong

Director for Research and Innovation, FARA, Accra, Ghana


Philip Kiriro

Former Chair of the East African Farmers Federation (EAFF), Nairobi, Kenya