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The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Nigeria is one of the strategic Ministries of Government saddled with the responsibility of facilitating the development and deployment of Science, Technology and Innovation to enhance the pace of socio-economic development of the country.
The Institute of Agricultural Research of Panama (IDIAP) is the government institution whose main function is to research, generate, adapt, validate and disseminate agricultural knowledge and technologies, within the framework of the policies, strategies and guidelines of the agricultural sector. In order to fulfill this commitment, IDIAP focuses its actions to respond to the problems faced by the Panamanian agribusiness, for which it creates the mechanisms of participation of customers, users and collaborators in the processes of identification of demands, problems, environmental challenge
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) was established by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) in 1966 “to provide to the participating countries high quality graduate study in agriculture; promote, undertake, and coordinate research programs related to the needs and problems of the Southeast Asian region; and disseminate the findings of agricultural research and experimentation."
Central Library is a multi-disciplinary library serving all NUS staff and students and primarily those from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Engineering, the School of Computing and the School of Design and Environment. A multi-disciplinary collection. Special collections include a Singapore/Malaysia Collection, NUS publications and Rare Books Collection.
The Library of Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka was established on 2nd May 2001. This library is situated in the faculty building complex at Puliyankulama, 3Km away from Anuradhapura town (North Central Province in Sri Lanka), on Anuradhapura-Vavuniya main road. At present, the seating capacity is 130 and the reading tables are arranged in the reference section as well as the lending section and has easier access of the books in the sections. The Lending and the Reference sections are especially on agriculture and related subjects.
The Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) was established in 1970, upon the desire of the Arab countries. Realizing the vital role of agriculture within the region's economy, the Arab countries recognized the need for coordination between their different policies in agriculture, natural and human resources as well as economic development, in order to achieve the ultimate goal of a fully integrated Arab economies. AOAD started operating in 1972. Due to the abundance of Sudan's natural resources, in particular in agriculture, Khartoum was selected to host the organization's
The Library of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname consists of the Central Library (CB) and the department of Medical Information Services (MI). The University Library supplies scientific information concerning the disciplines at the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Technological Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and the Institute for Graduate Studies & Research.
The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is a global research-for-development organization. We envision thriving and resilient livelihoods in dryland communities of the developing world coming with robust incomes, secure access to food, markets, nutrition and health and the capacity to manage natural resources in equitable, sustainable and innovative ways.
Over the years, the Caribbean agricultural agenda has continued to be guided / driven by the sequence of initiatives/reports following the declaration of the Treaty of Chaguaramas, July, 1973. These include the Regional Transformation Programme for Agriculture (RTP), and ‘The Jagdeo Initiative’, which was conceptualised to hasten its implementation. Some highlights of the regional agricultural strategy are captured by Norman Girvan’s ‘priorities for regional action’ that are summarised as follows:
- The upgrading of facilities for intra-regional agricultural trade and transport
The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), established by ten Vice Chancellors in 2004, is a consortium of 66 African universities operating within 26 countries spanning the African continent. RUFORUM is coordinated by a Secretariat hosted by Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. The organisation evolved from its predecessor, the Forum on Agricultural Resource Husbandry (FORUM) program of the Rockefeller Foundation.