Think tank

Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa

FARA

Accra, Ghana

FARA is the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa, an umbrella organization bringing together and forming coalitions of major stakeholders in agricultural research and development in Africa. FARA complements the innovative activities of national, international and sub-regional research institutions to deliver more responsive and effective services to its stakeholders. It plays advocacy and coordination roles for agricultural research for development, while the national agricultural research systems (NARS), advanced research institutions (ARIs) and international agricultural research centres (IARCs) develop improved technologies along the research-to-development continuum in their respective countries and coverage areas.

Contact details

Website:
https://faraafrica.org/

Address:
12 Anmeda Street, Roman Ridge Accra, Ghana

Country:
Ghana

Sub-region:
Western Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Ghana
Operating languages
English , French

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent , International Organism
Year founded
1990
Age (years)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa
 32
Ghana average
 26
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Voted into existence in 1997 at the 17th Plenary of the Special Programme for African Agricultural Research (SPAAR), a precursor organization to FARA, situated within the World Bank
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): N/A Leader(s) (2020): Yemi Akinbamijo (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male

Social

Likes (2022)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa
 74,427
Ghana average
 26,473
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa
 75,441
Likes (2019)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa
 76,928
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa
 32,354
Ghana average
 13,790
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa
 30,419
Followers (2019)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa
 26,700
Subscribers (2022)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa
 377
Ghana average
 230
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa
 277
Subscribers (2019)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa
 120
Followers (2022)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa
 19,806
Ghana average
 4,466
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa
 5,366

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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