Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Focus on: Smallholder Innovation for Resilience (SIFOR)

This five-year project (2012-2017) aims to strengthen biocultural innovation for food security in the face of climate change, in China, India, Kenya and Peru.

This five-year project aims to strengthen biocultural innovation for food security in the face of climate change. It will improve the food security and resilience of small-scale farmers by supporting their innovation systems and traditional knowledge to thrive, and by linking farmers with scientists, in four focal countries.

Case studies and partners
In each country, coordinating organisations are supporting participatory action-research led by indigenous farmers.
Project advisory committee
A European project advisory committee has been set up to provide strategic advice and to strengthen European developing country research partnerships. It brings together five leading experts:

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