Invitation to IAST-SAFTA Seminar

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 09:30


The Institute of Applied Science and Technology, University of Ghana, in collaboration with Institute of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, University of Agriculture and Technology and Food and Agriculture Organization is organizing a one-day seminar on


Theme:  Adapting cacao -based agriculture to climate change for poverty eradication and sustainable development in Africa- a proposal of Japanese- Brazilian agroforestry approach

Date: Monday, July 24, 2017

Time: 9:30 - 12:00 noon

Venue: Biological Sciences Conference Room, Adzei Bekoe Building, University of Ghana

Since 2015, the Institute of Agriculture and Technology together with Prof. Dr. Masaaki Yamada and Dr. Shiho Kagami have implemented a feasibility study on “SAFTA (Brazilian successional agroforestry system) Application to Cacao Plantations in Ghana for improving Farm Productivity and Reducing Hunger”: The workshop seeks to achieve the following:

• Introduce SAFTA to Ghana
• Collaborate and embark on an integrated research, education and extension initiative regarding SAFTA in Ghana

For further enquiries contact Mr. Franklin Appiah-Ofori on 0207087741 or via email or

All are cordially invited!