EU embraces CCARDESA, awards agricultural research grants

CCARDESA launched its Grand Facility support agriculture research
CCARDESA launched its Grand Facility support agriculture research

Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA), on Wednesday launched its Grants Facility.

The centre, which is a subsidiary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) received monetary support amounting to  5million Euros from the European Union (EU) and World Bank.

Speaking at the ceremony to mark the presentation of the grants to the seven grantees, the first of its kind to be launched by CCORDESA, the EU Ambassador to Botswana and SADC Alexander Baum noted that the awards ceremony was of particular importance.

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