IFPRI organizes the 2014 Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) Annual Conference is organized in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) and NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency. It will take place at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 8-10 October, 2014.
This program has three main objectives: (1) Build the Department of Agricultural Research Services (DARS) institutional capacity to review/develop its strategic and operational plans for an effective and efficient national agricultural research system. (2) Build DARS capacity to make it more efficient and effective in research formulation and planning mirroring ASWAp. (3) Build ‘Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation (RBM&E)’ system capacity able to track performance of ASWAp related achievements.