GCRF-AFRICAP is a major programme to make agriculture and food production in Sub-Saharan Africa more productive, sustainable and resilient to climate change.

Working with local organisations and governments in Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia, we are creating an evidence base to underpin new country-specific policies in agriculture and food production.

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AFRICAP can help governments look to the future and the consequences of their actions today, supporting them to steer economic development in a way that is more sustainable and resilient to climate change.

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Tim Benton
AFRICAP Co-Director, University of Leeds
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AFRICAP is an exciting North-South collaboration, facilitating the transfer of skills, tools and knowledge to up-and-coming researchers, thinktanks and policy decision-makers in both Africa and the UK.

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Munhamo Chisvo
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GCRF-AFRICAP – Briefing on Research in Tanzania

GCRF-AFRICAP IS AN INNOVATIVE PROGRAMME OF WORK FUNDED BY THE UK GOVERNMENT’S GLOBAL CHALLENGES RESEARCH FUND. AFRICAP is a 4-year programme focussed on increasing capacity and advising policy on ‘Agricultural and Food-System Resilience’ working in Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and South Africa. AFRICAP focusses on improving evidence-based policy making and will identify and implement evidence-based policy […]

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September 19, 2018

Tanzania Project Kick Off Meeting

City of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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#AFRICAP seminar coming up next Weds 27 Feb @ 1pm GMT, Roger Stevens LT19. Join guest speaker Dr Andrew Coulson as he discusses the role of agriculture in economic transformation. Webinar registration: https://t.co/witVRrDVHc @FANRPAN @UniLeedsGlobal @SEELeeds @ScienceLeeds

Looking forward to this #InternationalWomensDay2019 event on 'Women and Power' run by @FoodSciLeeds and featuring #africap co-I, @yunyungong among others... #WomeninLeadership #WomenInScience

Looking forward to this #InternationalWomensDay2019 event on 'Women and Power' run by @FoodSciLeeds and featuring #africap co-I, @yunyungong among others... #WomeninLeadership #WomenInScience
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This year we are proud to host an International Women's Day event, taking place in Worsley Dental on Friday 8th March.