Research moves online as coronavirus lockdowns take effect

By Mantoe Phakathi The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organisations in South Africa and Zambia implementing the AFRICAP programme to change their strategies. Following the outbreak of the virus which has since been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), citizens were compelled to stay at home or avoid gathering in large groups in …

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Q&A: Soybean could be the new oil for smallholder farmers in Zambia

By Mantoe Phakathi Ndashe Kapulu, is a doctoral researcher at the University of Leeds, in the UK. He also works for the Ministry of Agriculture in Zambia. Through his research study supported by AFRICAP, he is investigating how diversifying into soybean production will impact livelihoods and food security of smallholder households in Zambia, where maize …

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Zambia Launches GCRF funded Agricultural and Food Systems Resilience Programme

The Agricultural Consultative Forum (ACF) in partnership with the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources¬†Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), the University of Leeds, Chatham House and the UK Met Office launched the Agricultural and Food Systems Resilience: Increasing Capacity and Advising Policy (AFRICAP) programme on the 25th of September 2018, Lusaka, Zambia. The meeting was attended by …

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