The Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development are an internationally-based group of people who have devoted their careers to global agricultural developments and hunger alleviation.
A mixture of professionals from universities, non-government organizations, private sector firms, consulting companies, government and donor agencies and foundations make up the Organization that it is today.
Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development and Their Mission
AIARD’s mission is to improve the quality of life for all people by improving and developing global capacities to respond to new challenges and opportunities in helping to reduce and even potentially eliminate poverty, improve food security and server and protect the environment in which we live in.
This is their mission because doing this will allow us to stimulate broad-based economic growth and sustainable development.
Some more specific goals of their Mission:
- Promote great interaction amongst all organisation engaged in international development.
- Improve education in, and foster greater understanding of, international development.
- Improve and develop the members’ abilities to implement development programs
- Shape international development strategies, making them more efficient and effective across the board.
If you’re interested in learning more about their missions and responsibilities, head on over to the official Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development Twitter where they will any questions you may have on the matter!
Alternatively, if you’re not on Twitter, they have a dedicated forum over on FarmD where you can interact with their wonderful community who will be happy to give your more knowledge on Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development!
AIARD 54th Annual Conference
An upcoming 54th annual Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development conference is slowly approaching us. This is a conference where IFPRI staff members will be delivering three keynote addresses during the conference under the theme, “Business “Un” usual: Aligning Critical Intersections of Agriculture, Health and Food“.
This year, the speakers will be focusing on issues at the interface of agriculture, food and nutrition and their impact on human health; one of the Keynotes taken by Ekin Birol will focus on this matter more specifically by discussing this topic depth:
“The Challenge for Agriculture: Improving the Consumption of Nutritious and Safe Food for Healthier Diets in Developing Countries”
This just one of many areas of discussion at the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development 54th Annual Conference, the main goals of this event are to;
Enable attendees to develop an understanding of how, by working together, we can generate stimulus needed for sound decision making and improvements in human health worldwide.
If you’re interested in going and want to know the location, specific challenges and when the events on; then go here to find out more on about the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development 54th Annual Conference.
Can’t make the event? Then there is an open yearbook with all of the past, present and future research documents the AIARD have published, so if you’re looking to widen your knowledge of the challenge opposed and what the AIARD are doing to overcome this and other similar challenges they are facing; then you should check the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development Open yearbook.