The series – a course on public expenditure and one on price incentives – has been developed by the Monitoring and Analysing Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP) programme in collaboration with FAO's e-Learning Academy.
Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development
3 February 2022. Setting the scene: Nutrition Outlook 2022, by Nutrition Conversations Africa (NCAfrica) hosted by Wandieville in partnership with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).3 February 2022. Catalysing young African agri-entrepreneurs' investments - Catalyser les investissements des jeunes agri-entrepreneurs africains The Session Innovations N°8 jointly organised by the PAFO and COLEACP
Africa Agri Tech is positioned as the annual meeting point where the Southern African agricultural community can gather to explore the technological and scientific advances that will assist agribusinesses to maximise their outputs and increase their profitability in the future.17 March 2022. BLOCKCHAIN AFRICA CONFERENCE 2022
The overall goal of DiverIMPACTS - Diversification through Rotation, Intercropping, Multiple Cropping, Promoted with Actors and value-Chains towards Sustainability - is to achieve the full potential of diversification of cropping systems for improved productivity, delivery of ecosystem services and resource-efficient and sustainable value chains by
So far, the project has published two policy briefs:
The project will develop more policy briefs and publication on crop diversification in the coming months.
20 January 2022. Africa-Europe Foundation High-Level Special Dialogue
he whole continent of Africa consumes the same amount of energy as the island of Manhattan with around 25 countries consuming less than 500 megawatts and the largest just below 2000."
Ministers of Agriculture of Africa and the Americas committed to working together to develop a cooperation agenda, and agreed that the two continents face common challenges and opportunities with respect to transforming their agrifood systems to make them more sustainable and inclusive.
Among the participants in the dialogue were Zulfikar Mustapha, Minister of Agriculture of Guyana; Agnes Kalibata, former Minister of Agriculture of Rwanda, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to the 2021 Food Systems Summit and President of AGRA; Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA; Hailemariam Desalegn, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Ethiopia and President of AGRA’s Board of Directors; Tereza Cristina, Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply of Brazil; Modibo Keita, Minister of Rural Development of Mali; Julián Domínguez, Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Argentina; Eric Gatera, Chief Technical Advisor of the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources of Rwanda; Luis Muñoz, Deputy Minister of Rural Development of Ecuador; Renato Alvarado, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica; Renato Gumbs, Director of Agriculture of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Fadel Ndiame, Deputy President of AGRA; Beverly Best, Director of External and Institutional Relations of IICA; and Ariel Martínez, Undersecretary for Policy Coordination of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Argentina.
Resource:Fanzo J. et. al (2021) Viewpoint: Rigorous monitoring is necessary to guide food system transformation in the countdown to the 2030 global goals Food Policy 104 (2021) 102163, 20 p.
Adopt the FFS approach, which sees agroecology is an intrinsic cornerstone in facilitating a paradigm shift, empowering FFS groups to participate in multi-stakeholder dialogues and frame collective policies.
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27 January 2022. AFSA: advancing agroecology practice/natural farming.
The nine principles of natural farming as developed by the Community Natural Farming programme in Andhra Pradesh: