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Amos Gyau

Lead specialist for capacity development at the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)

Lead specialist for capacity development at the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)

Amos Gyau

Biography

Dr Amos Gyau is an agribusiness management expert and works as the Lead Specialist for Capacity Development at the FARA. His focal area of interest is in capacity development for agricultural research, exploring development strategies linking farmers to markets and value chain development.

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Accounting for more than a third of Africa’s total population, West Africa is home to over 360 million people – 60% of whom are employed in the agricultural sector. The region has huge potential for both the intra-regional and global trade that are so crucial for economic growth and food security; yet intra-regional trade among West African countries lies well below that of other regions of the world, despite the presence of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), which aims to promote trade between regions.

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