13-15 June 2017. Rome. The GFAR Steering Committee (Global Forum for Agricultural Research) has identified, at its meeting in February 2017, key areas for GFAR to focus on in defining and developing GFAR’s Collective Actions. Th ey than harvested the input of the nearly 500 Partners in GFAR to flesh out these actions. The minutes of the 31st GFAR Steering Committee can be found here. Through an innovative consultative process facilitated by the GFAR Secretariat, the Partners are setting out their ideas for how they can meet these challenges together. Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals demands Collective Actions that integrate the strengths and capacities of diverse sectors, but that keep farmers and producers at the center.
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AGRINATURA is a grouping of European universities and research organizations with a common interest in supporting agricultural development in a sustainable manner in order to improve people’s lives.
AGRINATURA brings its collective resources to work in partnership with international collaborators. It seeks to nurture scientific excellence through joint research, educational and training programmes and projects and advocates for greater support for agricultural research and educational programmes that contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and the new agenda of Sustainable Development Goals.