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LEAP4FNSSA Stakeholder Engagement Meeting

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

LEAP4FNSSA Stakeholder engagement meeting - Supporting the AU-EU HLPD

Supporting the AU-EU HLPD with a special focus on the Central and Eastern EU

The meeting aims to Support the AU- EU HLPD with special focus on Central and Eastern EU countries as well as promotion of the AU-EU Research and Innovation on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA) to relevant institutions in the countries of Central and Eastern EU. And to inform about the progress in implementation of the Roadmap and other existing cooperation opportunities to researchers, research founders, policy makers and other civil society actors.

Meeting Agenda

9:00 (CET): Welcoming of all participants (Jan Banout – CZU)

9:15 – 9:45: Presentation of the AU-EU Research and Innovation Partnership on FNSSA (Melissa Plath – Finnish University Partnership for International Development)

9:45 – 10:30: Synergies and opportunities for alignment, future research interests & topics, related to the Roadmap (all participants – moderated by Jan Banout Czech University of LifeSciences Prague, CZU)
Leading questions for the discussion:

  • Is your country engaged in Research & Innovation with Africa with a particular focus on FNSSA? Please give an overview and examples.
  • Do you see the Research & Innovation Partnership with Africa in the field of FNSSA as important? If so, what are the specific areas that you see here.
  • Do you see the need for a continental cooperation in research policy and dialogue?

10:30 – 10:45: Break

10:45 – 11:15: Overview on past and current European projects in the field of FNSSA: Leap4FNSSA on the pathway to an informative project information system (Petronella Chaminuka – Agricultural Research Council, ARC)

11:15 – 11:45: Presentation of Research & Innovation Platform and how to join (Irene Annor-Frempong – The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa FARA)

11:45 – 12:15: Final Discussion
What can we do to increase the engagement of Central–Eastern EU members in R&I oriented to the cooperation with African countries and the AU—EU Partnership?
Under what conditions would the IRC would be attractive to you?

12:15 – 12:30: Follow up and Closing remarks

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November 2
9:00 am - 12:30 pm