Launching on 29 March 2021, Climate Change and Resilience in Food Systems is a free online course exploring new research-led strategies to mitigate the effects of climate change on agriculture and food systems.
Farmers are already taking the initiative to adapt to climate change even before the implementation of climate adaptation programmes. Findings from GCRF-AFRICAP research recognised that farmers from Muheza District in Tanzania are using diverse and innovative farming practices.
The GCRF-AFRICAP Programme participated at the virtual Cultivate-Africa Dialogues hosted by the Africa Union Commission in November 2020. Learn more through this Q&A with researchers.
Agriculture may be an economic lifeline for several economies in Africa but it is not delivering on expected returns because of poor accountability on investments made to boost its productivity, researchers say.
There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has had significant effects on Africa’s food systems. The real question is how we can work together to mitigate threats that the pandemic poses for food security and nutrition, while building resilience to future shocks. Researchers from the GCRF-Agricultural and Food System Resilience: Increasing Capacity and Advising Policy (AFRICAP) programme …