GCRF-AFRICAP MUHEZA CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE ALLIANCE STAKEHOLDER MAPPING ACTIVITY

Muheza District, Tanga Region 23-25th August 2021 Tanga Regional Commissioner’s Office Following the request made by Muheza District during the ESRF-coordinated study tour held 15-21st March 2020 in Lushoto and Muheza districts, a team of Consultants from Tanzania Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance (TCSAA) – Mrs. Shakwaanande Natai, Mr. Stephano Kingazi and Ms. Agatha Kiama – …

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Global Food and Environment Institute (GFEI) Symposium

Date/TimeDate – 22/09/202109:30am – 12:30pm (BST) Description In this symposium, GFEI leadership will share insights into the work of the Institute and how it can support your research. Winners of the GFEI Food and Agriculture Awards will also share their research. Following this discussion, you will have the opportunity to attend two breakout sessions: A1: …

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Building agricultural resilience to climate shocks and pandemics in South Africa and the wider continent

When he was growing up in South Africa, Ndumiso Mazibuku’s grandmother sparked his interest in the agriculture sector. He later studied in the North West where he quickly recognised the differences between smallholder and commercial farming. “Seeing how different farming enterprises are in the smallholder basin and how things were being done by commercial farmers …

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Webinar recap | Creating climate resilient agri-food systems in sub-Saharan Africa

Faced with a growing population and more frequent climate shocks, as well as the impact of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, agriculture and food systems across sub-Saharan Africa are becoming increasingly insecure. But localisation and better dialogue could challenge this trend. On 29 July 2021, Research Fellow at the Economic and Social Research Foundation in Tanzania, …

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An app to help African farmers defeat crop pests

A new app has been launched today by an international team of scientists to support farmers across Africa to use innovative, environmentally-friendly techniques for evading crop pests. African smallholder farmers face major challenges from insect pests such as fall armyworm, and weeds such as striga that can destroy their crops. Fall armyworm is a serious …

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