GCRF-AFRICAP

GCRF-Agricultural and Food System Resilience: Increasing Capacity and Advising Policy (AFRICAP) is a £9.2 million 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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Pests and justice: improving African food production

Sustainable and environmentally-friendly pest control could save billions of tonnes of crops every year. University of Leeds researchers Dr Steve Sait and Dr Stephen Whitfield explore GCRF-AFRICAP research and ask: how can we help farmers get fair access?

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