Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Mauritius Breadfruit Sector Consortium: 2nd Partnership Inception Workshop

8th & 9th August 2012. Food and Agricultural Research Council (FARC), Reduit, Mauritius. The Mauritius Breadfruit Sector Consortium organized a two-day Partnership Inception Workshop.

The overall objectives of the workshop were to:
(1) develop Concept Notes for each of the Research questions formulated from previous workshop and working sessions,
(2) discuss on possible funding opportunities,
(3) develop a partnership action plan.

During the two days of the workshop, the participants were exposed to presentations and group activities in line with the workshop objectives. The presentations served to increase awareness and understanding of the PAEPARD project in Mauritius and give an over-view of past activities of the consortium; to explain how to write project proposals and tap funding opportunities. Group activities were formulated to develop Concept Notes for the different Research Questions generated.

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