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AfricaRice and FAO strengthen cooperation

Memorandum of Understanding signed in the margin of the Abidjan African Regional Conference of FAO

AfricaRice's Harold Roy-Macauley and FAO's Bukar Tijani (Photo: ©FAO/Hyacine KacouAmondji)

8 April 2016, Abidjan - AfricaRice is one of the numerous observers that attended the 29th Session of the African Regional Conference of FAO (4-8 April 2016).

The FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative, Mr. Bukar Tijani, and Dr Harold Roy-Macauley, Director-General of AfricaRice have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will strengthen an already existing fruitful cooperation between the two partners.

AfricaRice is one of the 15 international agricultural research Centers that are members of the CGIAR Consortium. It is also an intergovernmental association of African member countries.

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