This event has ended. Visit the official site or create your own event on Sched.
Back To Schedule
Thursday, June 17 • 9:00am - 11:00am
Crop Research: Building on the ACP Sugar Research Programme to Advance Crop Research Integration in Africa

Log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.

Access the online session here

As the European Commission recolonizes the endorsement by the European Parliament and the Council the political agreement on the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) – ‘Global Europe' for the next MFF period (2021-2027). This instrument will support the EU's external action with an overall budget of €79.5 billion in current prices. This instrument also strengthens the EU's external action and enables them to be a leading global player and a reliable partner in the international scene, supporting our multilateral agenda. It gives them the flexibility needed to respond faster and in a more coherent way to ongoing and emerging global challenges, while supporting global priorities such as peace and stability, good governance, trade and inclusive and sustainable growth.

Based on ongoing discussion this paper is trying to spell out an initiative for Africa development agenda rely on NDICI programmes which will focus on the sugar cane model and the successful stories in some African countries. The sugar cane model that leads to sustainable and unique integrated development agenda in terms of regional local developments indicators. Hence the agenda will focuses on up scaling such developmental programmes to contribute on food security, sustainably and human capital build up including minimal displacement and immigrations abroad. The example of private sector in some African countries as a key successful stories will be highlighted and based on that the programmes in food and energy will be proposed. The role of the different stakeholders will be listed and proposed mechanisms for implementations will clearly anticipated.

avatar for Ali Osman

Ali Osman

dr.osman daffallahSudan,khartoum · +249917577516 /+97156476687o.ali.elkhaldi@gmail.comTechnical Advisor and Task leader of Agricultural Development Unit(ADU), Kenana Engineering & Technical Services Co. Ltd.personal informationName : Osman Ahmed Ali dafallhaNationality : SudaneseDate... Read More →
avatar for Hennie VanDerMerwe

Hennie VanDerMerwe

CEO, Agribusiness Development Corporation
Hennie van der Merwe is an experienced agribusiness entrepreneur & senior engineer holding a BEng (Hons) degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.  He has 30 years of engineering and business experience, working in diverse fields from agricultural... Read More →
avatar for Hassan Ibrahim Ali Mofadel

Hassan Ibrahim Ali Mofadel

Vice President for Research, Kenana
Hassan Mofadel obtained his B. Sc., Egypt, M. Sc. Sudan and PhD Malaysia 2005, majoring environment stress physiology emphasized on low agronomic manipulations such as using compost for increasing water holding capacity and partial rootdrying technique (PRD) for improving fertilizer... Read More →

Thursday June 17, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am CEST