The Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP)

Reports and Action Plans

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28 September 2018
The second  TAP Action plan covers the period 2018-2021 and its goal is to strengthen agricultural innovation capacities at country level. It has a strong focus on improving TAP governance, expanding the political mandate of...
26 August 2013
Assessments of current capacities and capacity development needs have been carried out for tropical countries in Africa, Asia and Central America. The studies by TAP Partners in the regions (CIAT, FARA and SEARCA) highlight important...
22 August 2013
Based on three regional needs assessments, a strategic Action Plan has been formulated and adopted by the TAP Partner Assembly, held in China in September 2013. It defines the outcomes, outputs and activities...
21 August 2013
In 2013 FAO commissioned to FARA, the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa, to conduct an assessment of needs and capacity for agricultural innovation systems in the region. 
15 July 2013
In 2013 TAP commissioned SEARCA to assess current capacities and needs for institutional and individual Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems in Asia. The study included 5 least- developed tropical countries and was based...
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