The Global Forum on Agriculture Research (GFAR)

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Name of initiative The Global Forum on Agriculture Research (GFAR)
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NAZCA Initiative No
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Starting year 2014
End year
Secretariat At FAO,
Organisational structure
Geographical coverage Global
Name of lead organisation GFAR at FAO
Type of lead organisation International organisation
Location/Nationality of lead organisation Italy


Description The Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) commits to empower farmer organisations and communities at local level to engage as leaders in shaping thefuture of agriculture, food and rural development.
Objectives To empower farmer organisations and communities at local level to engage as leaders in shaping the future of agriculture, food and rural development.
One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Implementation, Capacity building
Activity of initiative Training and education, Technical operational implementation (ex-post)
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Participants Number Names
Members 634  
Companies 0 Aapah Innovations (India),Agri Soft (Egypt),AGRIDEA (Switzerland),AgriEdge (South Africa),Ajaoko Agritech (Nigeria),All Wireless Network Services (Kenya),Alport Solutions (Nigeria),APS Consulting Services (Denmark),Bakker Barendrecht (Netherlands)
Business organisations 0 AFRICAN AGRIBUSINESS INCUBATORS NETWORK (Ugan (Burundi),  da),  African Orphan Crop Consortium (Kenya),  African-Canadian Development Cooperation (Canada),  Afrifood Initiative (Nigeria),  Agar Vision Africa Agricultural Initiative (Nigeria),  AgriCord (Belgium),  Agriculture in Ghana (Ghana),  Agrosuede Backyard Gardening (Dominica),  Agroswift Limited (Kenya),  Alianza Cooperativa Internacional para las Américas (Brazil),  Arab Fertilizer Association (Egypt),  Association for Farmers Rights Defense (Georgia),  BALKAN AND BLACK SEA FRESH FOODS MARKETING INITIATIVE – Regional Cluster “North-East” (Bulgaria),  Beekeeping Extension Society (Nigeria)
Research and educational organisations 3 Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators - ASTI (USA),  AGRIS (Italy),  Land Portal (Netherlands),  University of Ghana - Legon-Accra - School of A (Philippines),  griculture (Ghana),  Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (Pakistan),  Access Agriculture (United K.),  AFRICA FARMING STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION (Nigeria),  Africa Innovations Institute (Uganda),  Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation - Africa RISING (Nigeria),  Africa Rice Center (Ivory Coast),  Africa We Want Organisation (Zimbabwe),  Afriqinsights (Spain),  Agricultural Engineering Research Institute (Egypt),  Agricultural Policy Research Network (Nigeria),  Agricultural Research Center (Egypt),  Agricultural Research Council (South Africa),  Agricultural Research Institute (Cyprus),  Agricultural Technology Management Agency (India),  Agriculture Extension Wing Punjab (Pakistan),  Agriculture Research Institute (Brazil),  Agriculture - Fisheries and Food Authority (Kenya),  AgriProFocus (Cuba),  Agropreneur (Nigeria),  Andijan Agricultural Institute (Uzbekistan),  Animal and Plant Genetic Resources Centre (Oman),  Arid Zone Research Center- Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (Pakistan),  Asia Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (Thailand),  Asian Association of Agricultural Colleges and Universities (Philippines),  Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africa (Jordan)),  Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (USA),  Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (Australia),  Banaras Hindu University Varanasi (India),  Bangladesh Agricultural University (Bangladesh),  Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (Bangladesh)
Non-governmental organisations 0 2Blades Foundation (USA),  4-H Nepal (Nepal),  ACORDASIA - Asian Centre for Organisation Research and Development (India),  Africa World Neighbours (Kenya),  African Agricultural Technology Foundation (Kenya),  AFRICAN CENTRE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INFORMATION DEVELOPMENT (Nigeria),  African Food Security Urban Network (South Africa),  African Network for Agriculture - Agroforestry and Natural Resources Education (Kenya),  Afrimash (Nigeria),  Agred-Health Development Organization (Ghana),  Agrotendencia TV (Costa Rica),  ASEAN Foundation (Indonesia),  Ashok Sansthan (India),  Asociación ANDES (Peru),  Association Aide aux F (Australia),  amilles et Victimes des Migrations Clandestines (Cameroon),  Association for AgriCulture and Ecology (Germany),  Association for Sustainable Development Alternatives (Ethiopia),  Association Française de Zootechnie (France),  Association pour le Développement Durable Medenine (Tunisia),  Association pour le développement rural integré de Nganda Tsundi (Congo),  Association Sustainable Agriculture Communites (Cambodia),  Australian Landcare International (Australia),  Australian Native Foods and Botanicals (Australia),  Australian Society of Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture (Australia),  Awake society (India),  Barli Development Institute for Rural Women (India),  Beacon of Hope (Uganda)
National states 0
Governmental actors 0 Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (United Arab Emirates),  AgriProFocus (Netherlands)
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 0
Financial Institutions 0 Acumen (USA),  Agriculture Information Bank (Pakistan)
Other members 631 See:
Supporting partners 0
Number of members in the years
Have only national states as participators No


Transport Agriculture Forestry Business Financial institutions Buildings Industry Waste Cities and subnational governments Short Term Pollutants International maritime transport Energy Supply Fluorinated gases Energy efficiency Renewable energy Supply chain emission reductions Adaptation Other Resilience Innovation Energy Access and Efficiency Private Finance
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Last update: 9 October 2020 13:18:26

Not only have national states as participators