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-pers @alfred40939701 & @JoeGalani blog about a recent #interdisciplinary scoping trip to #Malawi including colleagues from @FoodSciLeeds @ScienceLeeds & @SEELeeds. Read on for #conservationagriculture, household surveys & a bit of fall armyworm! https://t.co/vRayk2bMbW

How Climate-Smart are Different Land Management Practices? Key Q's being addressed by our @gcrfafricap project, with soils focus on Conservation Agriculture in Malawi & Soil / Water Conservation in Tanzania w/ @Sameze68 @ThirzeHermans & @BusyBeeChris @peetmate guidance! #AFRICAP