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Electronic conference on meeting the challenge of crop improvement and development of the seed sector in West and Central Africa

The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) based in Dakar (Senegal) in partnership with Fondation Farm (France) is pleased to invite you to participate to the electronic conference on: ‘Seed sector in West and Central Africa’’.

 Objective

The overall objective of this electronic conference is to contribute to the sustainable improvement of agricultural productivity from a shared diagnosis leading to strategic and innovative development actions in the seed sector in West and Central Africa. The event provides an opportunity for knowledge creation and experience and success stories sharing.

Participation and articulation

Given your commitment and dynamism on seed issues in West and Central Africa, you have been identified to participate to this online conference. 

The e-forum will take place from March 14 to 10 April 2016. It will be organized around three structural and complementary topics:

  1. What are the farmers’ demands of seeds and the responses of the seed sector?
  2. How to improve the structure and effectiveness of seed markets to make them more attractive?
  3. How to work together for the development of the seed sector in West and Central Africa?

Each topic will be debated for a week. A fourth week of exchanges will be opened for further analysis and suggestions for concrete actions.

Register at e-forum

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Electronic conference on meeting the challenge of crop improvement and development of the seed sector in West and Central Africa