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The 14th CARD Steering Committee Meeting was held on 4th October 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. Co-chaired by FAO (the outgoing Chairman) and African Development Bank (the incoming Chairman), the meeting was attended by the representatives from 10 SC member organizations, namely, AfDB, AfricaRice, AGRA, FAO, IFAD, IRRI, JICA, JIRCAS, NEPAD, World Bank and newly approved member organizations WFP and COMESA.

The objectives of the meeting;  

  1. To review the Management and Operational Guideline of CARD ahead of CARD Phase 2.
  2. To discuss the contents of High Level Forum on CARD scheduled on 5th October, 2018
  3. To discuss the organization of the side event of TICAD7


Minutes of the meeting (PDF)







14:45 – 14:50

05 min

Opening Remark


Co-chair (FAO)

14:50 – 15:00

10 min

Approval of Minutes of SC 14 



15:00 – 15:20




5 min

15 min

High-Level Meeting on CARD (on 5th October, 2018)

·         Briefing on the program of the High-Level Meeting on CARD

·         Q&A





15:20– 16:00


10 min
30 min

Side Event on CARD for TICAD VII

·         Presentation on the draft program 

·         Discussion



CARD Secretariat


16:00 – 17:05


5 min


60 min

Management of CARD 2nd Phase

·         Review of Operational guidelines for the 2nd Phase

·         Discussion



CARD Secretariat


17:05 – 17:20


5 min

10 min


·         Proposal on Co-Chairing and Future Meetings

·         Others


CARD Secretariat


17:20 – 17:30


Closing Remark


Co-chair (AfDB)