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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Scaling Up Climate-Smart Agriculture through the Africa Climate Business Plan (English)

ABSTRACT Scaling up climate-smart agriculture in Africa is vital to ending hunger and boosting shared prosperity on the continent. The Africa Climate Business Plan (ACBP) launched at the twenty-first Conference of Parties (COP21) in Paris is an important step toward addressing the interlinked challenges of food security and climate change. The ACBP calls for focused […]

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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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