Synergy agricultural research (AR) for Europe and agricultural research for development (ARD)

The joint European EIARD SCAR Strategic Working Group ARCH (Agricultural Research towards greater impact on global CHallenges) wants to improve linkages between Agricultural Research (AR) and Agricultural Research for Development (ARD).

It aims at identifying and working towards ways to increase the contribution of European Agricultural Research investments to the solution of global challenges. As part of the 6th meeting of the ARCH working group, LEI Wageningen UR and Co-Capacity were invited by the ministry of Economic Affairs to contribute to the discussions on the importance of developing international alliances. The discussions took place in 2015 on January 19 (ARCH meeting) and on January 20 (combined ARCH-SCAR meeting).