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Article on FARA model 'Integrated Agricultural Research 4 Devt'

On October 18, This Day Live published the article 'FARA: Pushing for Real Devt through Agric Research'. ©thisdaylive.com In this article the focus lies on Integrated Agricultural Research for Development (IAR4D), a model FARA uses in order to achieve a transformation in the publication purposes of researchers: from acceptance in the intellectual community, researchers should focus on actually liberating poor farmers from poverty.The author looks at the idea of development through agriculture, using the IAR4D concepts. He draws from a FARA training in Maputo, Mozambique and a paper titled ‘Enhancing Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa through IAR4D and Competitive Grants Processes: Experiences and Lessons’ by Clesensio Tizikara and Freddie Kwesiga. Interested? Read the article here. .