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Certificate of appreciation delivered by HE Mr Blaise COMPAORE, President of Burkina Faso, to the African Union SAFGRAD
Strenghtening the capacity of African Young Researchers
Working Session between African Union SAFGRAD and FARA
African Union SAFGRAD Premices in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
HE Mrs Aminata SAMATE, Ambassador of Burkina Faso at African Union and HE Mr Ambassador of Egypt in Burkina Faso visiting AU SAFGRAD
African Union SAFGRAD Strategic Plan (2014-2018)
African Union SAFGRAD Regional Meeting chaired by Burkina Faso Ministers
AU SAFGRAD Coordinator discussing with HE Minister of Environment of Senegal and HE Minister in charge of Environment of Burkina Faso
HE Commissionner of Rural Economy and Agriculture visiting AU SAFGRAD
MANDATE, VISON AND MISSION
AU/SAFGRAD’s mandate is defined in AU Assembly in 2003 (EX/CL/Dec.34 (III)) and elaborated in 2011 AU Summit (EX.CL/Dec 619(XVII)) as follows: “To lead, coordinate and facilitate the formulation of appropriate policies and programmes that would build resilience of rural livelihoods in semi-arid Africa through strengthening of institutional capacities aimed at advancing agricultural research, technology transfer and adoption; enhancement of value chains; management of natural resources; and mitigation and adaptation to climate change and combating desertification as well as other related areas".
“Sustainable food security and improved rural livelihoods in semi-arid Africa”.
“To accelerate sustainable agricultural development and rural livelihoods in semi-arid Africa by building resilience of rural communities through working in partnership with African and global research and development organizations”.