This report includes briefing papers on five of the most important issues that African agricultural research and development institutions will have to address during the SCARDA Implementation Phase. The papers are:-
Agricultural Innovation Systems, by Barry Pound and George Essegbey
Gender and diversity in sustainable agricultural research and innovation: Issues, challenges and the way forward by Valerie Nelson, Adrienne Martin and Aissétou Dramé Yayé
Agricultural Information Management by N. Nathaniels, R.I. Lamboll, M.A.C. Conroy and A. Youdeowei
Climate change and agricultural development by Tim Chancellor, John Morton, Ramadjita Tabo and Ralph von Kaufmann
Crop biotechnology and biosafety by S.Seal, A. Sangare, M. Makinde
SCARDA Inception Report Volume 3. Briefing Papers. FARA (Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa), Accra, Ghana (2008) 64 pp. ISBN 978-9988-1-1063-4 (print)
SCARDA Inception Report Volume 3. Briefing Papers.