CORAF (West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development) is an international non-profit association of national agricultural research systems from 23 West and Central African countries. Together with ASARECA (Association for strengthening agricultural research in Eastern and central Africa), CCARDESA (Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa) and NASRO (North African Sub-Regional Research Organization), it forms the four sub-regional organizations that make up the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa, FARA.