The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

EU Policy brief: Programming Research and Innovation for Improved Impact

31 October 2018. Brussels. Launch of the EU Policy brief: Programming Research and Innovation for Improved Impact. Multi-actor research with ex-ante assessment, which is beginning to be applied in EU programmes, can foster development impact when conducted within a right enabling environment. This was concluded by the SCAR Strategic European Working Groups ARCH, AKIS and SCAR Food […]

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The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP)

13 November 2018. Brussels. DevCo InfoPoint Lunchtime conference. Empowering stakeholders in rural development/agriculture.  The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) is a multilateral partnership of equals that pools financing for country-led priorities, competitively channels funds through its implementing partners, and de-risks investments to unlock the private sector, all to realize SDG2. The presentation featured almost […]

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Seminar for Food and Nutrition Security Coordination of the EU Delegations

5 to 9 November 2018. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Seminar for Food and Nutrition Security Coordination of the EU Delegations in Eastern and Southern Africa (CODESA) “Capitalising on experiences and lessons learned and looking forward to the next programming cycle”. Extracts of the programme “Agriculture, food ad Jobs: the future of rural youth” Alexandre Kolev (HoU […]

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UPCOMING EVENTS IN AGRICULTURE RESEARCH FOR DEVELOPMENT (AR4D) – NOVEMBER 2018 & Beyond

05-09 November 2018. Addis Ababa. Seminar for Food and Nutrition Security Coordination of the EU Delegations in Eastern and Southern Africa (CODESA)   6 November 2018. Wageningen, Netherlands. Global Future Farming Summit 7 – 9 November 2018.  Esterhazy Palace, Eisenstadt, Austria. 6th International Conference on Organic Agriculture Sciences (ICOAS); 12-15 November, 2018. Kampala, Uganda. National Agricultural Research Organisation – Makerere University Second Joint […]

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AR4D Funding Opportunities _ November 2018

A G R I C U L T U R E Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — New Approaches for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation seeks new approaches for strategic prioritization of agricultural development policies. Proposed solutions must be relevant and applicable in Nigeria, Tanzania, and Ethiopia. Selected early-stage projects will […]

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Webinar and guidelines on Highly Hazardous Pesticides

12 November 2018. This webinar brought together representatives from the national pesticide regulatory authorities, the civil society and the private sector to speak on the challenges and the benefits of replacing highly hazardous pesticide in use in the agricultural sector. The speakers presentrf an overview of the main environmental and social issues associated with their […]

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