Advisory Committee on S&T for ACP Agricultural and Rural Development meets on November 23-26, 2004
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CTA. 2004. Advisory Committee on S&T for ACP Agricultural and Rural Development meets on November 23-26, 2004. Knowledge for Development. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands
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CTA will convene the 3rd Meeting of the Advisory Committee on S&T for ACP Agricultural and Rural Development in Wageningen, The Netherlands November 23 - 26, 2004.
The objectives of the meeting are: To bring participants up to date on developments which have taken place since the first and second meetings of the ACP Informal Working Group (IWG) on Science and Technology, review the status and Terms of Reference of the Advisory Committee on S&T for ACP Agricultural and Rural Development established in 2003 and chart the way forward for 2005. To deliberate on the methodological framework for analysing the National Agricultural Science, Technology and Innovation (ASTI) systems, review the results of the ASTI case studies conducted in Cameroon, Jamaica, Kenya, Papua New Guinea, Senegal and South Africa and make recommendations for improving the methodology if necessary. To review initiatives, models and experiences which have been proposed and or applied for improving agricultural productivity and agricultural research and development in ACP countries and identify strategies which can be piloted in 2005 for strengthening the Agricultural Science, Technology and Innovation Systems in support of ACP Agricultural Development in selected ACP countries. To review the progress of CTA´s programme on Science and Technology Strategies including the "Knowledge for Development" website and share ideas and experiences for determining additional strategies for improving the ACP S&T policy dialogue and for incorporating Science and Technology in ACP policy formulation to enhance the performance of ACP agriculture.