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Southern Africa Regional Conference on Agriculture, 8-9 December 2008, Gaborone, Botswana

January 8, 2009

On 8-9 December 2008, ReSAKSS-SA organized and hosted a high level “Southern Africa Regional Conference on Agriculture” in collaboration with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Gaborone, Botswana. The theme of the conference was: Agriculture-led Development for Southern Africa: Strategic Investment Priorities for Halving Hunger and Poverty by 2015.

The conference, which was a huge success, was attended by about 200 high level participants representing AU/NEPAD; SADC; COMESA; DONOR PARTNERS; AGRIBUSINESS; FAO; CGIAR CENTERS; FARMER ORGANISATIONS; CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS; NARS; UNIVERSITIES (NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL) and SADC MEMBER STATES.

More information available here. Presentations coming soon.

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