AAA will develop partnership with African Universities and Research Institutes to create a network of institutions for the dissemination of research outputs and innovations in agribusiness and provide a linkage mechanism between the academic world and agribusiness industry. This will be developed through internship and fellowship programmes with top agribusiness departments in selected African Universities and Research Institutes. Research and position papers will be produced to highlight the opportunities and challenges of agribusiness in Africa with a view to sensitizing governments and policy makers. The outcomes of the research will be presented at workshops and seminars and also made available to policy makers to enhance informed policy making. Moreover, research findings will be disseminated through an academic journal – Journal of African Agribusiness Development and Management (JAADEM) that will be widely distributed to the public and private sector stakeholders for better and well informed agribusiness policy making and management.