The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

Link up Kenyan agribusiness start-ups with global investors and mentors

17 January 2018. Norwegian incubator in search of fintech, agribusiness start-ups. Norwegian accelerator Pangea has partnered with Strathmore University’s iLab Africa to link up Kenyan start-ups with global investors and mentors. Apart from iLab Africa, other advisers include impact investor Francis Stevens, associate professor Rotem Shneor and Michael Monari, the chief executive officer at Longitude Finance […]

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IDRC and ACIAR research call "Ensuring a food-secure Africa: cultivate Africa’s future":

IDRC and ACIAR research call “Ensuring a food-secure Africa: cultivate Africa’s future”: This call is open to applicant organizations that will work in partnership with others to carry out research in one (or more) of the eligible countries: Burundi; Ethiopia; Kenya; Malawi; Mozambique; Rwanda; Tanzania; Uganda; Zambia; and Zimbabwe. Applicant organisations must be developing country […]

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2017 Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition

This year’s report, which features the theme: “The Food Security and Nutrition – Conflict Nexus: Building Resilience for Food Security, Nutrition and Peace” was launched at the joint FAO/WHO Africa Regional Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition  in Abidjan from 16 to 17 November 2017. The report indicates that during […]

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Call for proposals of the Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area

17 January 2018. The PRIMA Foundation announced the PRIMA Calls for proposals for 2018. Download this document to read important information in view of the forthcoming launch of the calls. The PRIMA programme counts 15 Participating States (PS): ALGERIA, CROATIA, CYPRUS, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, ISRAEL, ITALY, LUXEMBOURG, MALTA, PORTUGAL, SLOVENIA, SPAIN, TUNISIA, and TURKEY.  In addition, […]

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The power of indigenous knowledge in strengthening climate resilience

12 January 2018. The power of indigenous knowledge in strengthening climate resilience  A new CTA publication on ‘Indigenous knowledge systems and climate change management in Africa’ was enthusiastically received at its recent formal launch in Johannesburg, South Africa during the 4th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture on 28-30 November 2017. At the launch, the publication’s […]

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The Marketplace for Nutritious Foods, Kenya

17 January 2018. The Marketplace for Nutritious Foods, Kenya invites applications to its first Innovation Accelerator call for proposals 2018! The goal of GAIN’s Marketplace for Nutritious Foods program is to increase the production, marketing, and availability of more safe and nutritious foods by promoting innovation and catalysing private sector engagement. It does this through improving access […]

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