Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress

The inaugural Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress is will bring together senior representatives from ministries of agriculture, heads of key agri-related public institutions, UN agencies, agricultural firms, NGOs, farm associations, agriculture research and development institutes, investors, donors and the private sector to look at innovations, partnerships and financing to advance climate smart agriculture in East Africa…. Read more »

N.Palmer (CIAT)

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China seeks to deepen relations with Africa in agricultural development

By Katherine Lopez, Head of Communication, IITA China has stepped up efforts to deepen collaboration with Africa in the area of agricultural development with the exploration of cooperation with IITA. China’s Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences (CATAS), the agency that is promoting the collaboration with IITA, sees the partnership as a win-win situation for both China… Read more »

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Adapting and implementing Fomento in Africa: Learning through a partners workshop

The following post, written by Kate Ambler, Alan de Brauw, Susan Godlonton, and Anna Vanderkooy from IFPRI’s Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, is the first in a series of researcher-authored blog stories highlighting ongoing applied microeconomics research at IFPRI. Learning through randomized control trials can be an ongoing process, and it does not stop at the conclusion of the study. In October,… Read more »

G.Smith (CIAT)

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Innovative Partnerships Models to Advance Nutrition and Security

Marc Van AmeringenExecutive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) The food system is an essential part our lives in many respects. It is a very complex, integrated network that comprises not only supply chains of big companies, but also the institutions, the businesses and the people involved in the production, consumption, and distribution of… Read more »

Climate change learning alliance launches into action

Kampala, Uganda (10 August 2015) – The Climate Change Learning Alliance launches into action this week. As of now it will start its policy engagement to so ensure Uganda’s ability to adapt to the impacts of climate change. The members will gather on the 13th and 14th of August to make sure their action plans… Read more »