LEAP-Agri held its Final Conference on 27-28 October 2022 at the Palm Beach Hotel in Saly, Senegal

The ERA-Net cofund LEAP-Agri is a joint Europe and Africa Research and Innovation (R&I) initiative on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA) launched in the frame of H2020 European program that implemented the priority one of the AU-UE Hight Level Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology, and Innovation.

The Senegalese Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation and the European Research Executive Agency from the European Commission honored LEAP-Agri with their presence and welcomed all the participants to Senegal.

The first day of the event was dedicated to the presentation of the results/outcomes/outputs from all the 27 co-funded collaborative research and innovation on FNSSA, the second one was dedicated to share LEAP-Agri propositions and recommendations to feed the priority one of the long-term EU-AU partnership on FNSSA. The second aimed at recording requests from different actors of the FNSSA sector for further AU-EU partnership on FNSSA on the basis of LEAP-Agri five years’ experience. The hybrid conference (physical and remote) was the final event of this initiative, held in the presence of the 30 partners of LEAP-Agri, including 24 Ministries and Funding Agencies (Group of Funders) and of the teams from the 27 R&I cofunded projects from at least 18 countries.

Family photo of the final event


The final recommendations of LEAP-Agri were presented by the project coordinator Isabelle Hippolyte, at the second day of the final event in Senegal. To download the file with the suggested recommendations click here.



View all the photos of the final event here!

For further information on the final event, please visit https://leap-agri.com/?page_id=156.