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Steering Committee


• Jean-François Giovannetti
(Ministère des affaires étrangères)

• Denis Despreaux

(Direction des Relations Internationales et de la Coopération, Ministère de la Recherche)

• Jean-Yves Grosclaude

(Agence Française de Développement, AFD)

• Ibrahim Hamdam

(Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africa, AARINENA)

• Christian Hoste

(CIRAD and European Forum on Agricultural Research for Development, EFARD)

• Ana-Regina Segura Martínez

(Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria –INIA, Spain)

• Gérard Matheron


• Henri Rouille d’Orfeuil

(Coordination SUD)

• Ola Smith


• Paco Sereme

(West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research for Development/Conseil Ouest et Centre africain pour la Recherche et le Développement Agricoles, CORAF/WECARD)

Last update: 02/16/06

DURAS is a GFAR-Agropolis International project supported
by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs through its Priority Solidarity Fund (PSF).
It aims to contribute to strengthening the involvement and enhancing the scientific potential
of southern stakeholders in agricultural research for sustainable development (ARSD).
This three-year project covers 49 countries from Africa, Near East and some parts of Asia
that are listed in France’s Priority Solidarity Zone (PSZ).

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