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FANRPAN participates at the IDRC Roundtable on Climate Change

25 July 2014

IDRC recently held a round table discussion to disseminate project results for its African Adaptation Research Centres (AARC) initiative in Accra, Ghana. The event was held on the last day of the 3rd Climate Change and Population Conference on Africa at the University of Ghana.

FANRPAN convenes a one day validation workshop to review Climate Smart Agriculture policy scoping study in Mauritius

26 June 2014

FANRPAN organised a validation workshop to validate a Climate Smart Agriculture Policy Scoping Study that was conducted in Mauritius. The workshop aimed at bringing stakeholders together from diverse backgrounds including Scientists, National Experts, Policy Makers, Academia, representatives from vulnerable communities, Private Sector Representatives and NGOs.

The 4th RUFORUM Biennial Conference

21 July 2014 - 25 July 2014

The 4th RUFORUM Biennial Conference was held in Maputo, Mozambique. The overall theme for the conference was "Celebrating the Contribution of Universities and Partners to Africa's Agricultural Development". The main objective is to provide a platform for agricultural research for development stakeholders in Africa and beyond.

Getting climate-smart talk on the top agenda

22 July 2014

During opening discussions at the Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (ACSA) consultation held late June 2014, Hiroyuki Konuma, Regional FANRPAN Representative for Asia and the Pacific said the conference presented an "opportunity to identify common needs and objectives and create coordinated actions."

FANRPAN hosts a one day workshop to validate the PHM and CSA policy scoping study in South Africa

18 July 2014


FANRPAN in partnership with the National Agricultural Marketing Council hosted a one day workshop in Pretoria, to validate two policy studies on PHM and Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) that were conducted in South Africa. The PHM study was funded by the Food Agriculture Organisation (FAO) while the CSA Policy Scoping Study was funded by the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF)

CSA national dialogue: CSA policy scoping study validation, Harare, Zimbabwe

29 January 2014


With support from NORAD, FANRPAN in partnership with Agricultural research Council (ARC) in Zimbabwe convenes the CSA national dialogue with the objectives to: 1) To share the draft CSA scoping study report outputs with stakeholders; 2) To validate the outputs from the draft CSA scoping study report; 3) To solicit policy recommendations from stakeholders; and 4) To introduce Theatre for Policy Advocacy (TPA) approach.

CSA study National validation National Dialogue - Theme: Agriculture under a Changing Climate

11 July 2014


With the support of NORAD and in collaboration with FAO, FANRPAN presented and validated scoping study results of existing national policy frameworks and analysis of policy gaps in Zambia through a national multi stakeholder dialogue that was convened by the FANRPAN node hosting institution on Zambia, Agriculture Consultative Forum (ACF). Using Theatre for Policy Advocacy (TPA) as dissemination tool, FANRPAN partnered with the University of Zambia Drama Society to equip students with the relevant acting skills to enact the research evidence in a theatre performance.

FANRPAN Hosts a two day workshop to validate the PHM and CSA Policy Scoping studies in Mozambique

19 May 2014 - 21 May 2014


A two-day PHM and CSA study validation workshop took place in Maputo from May 20-21, 2014. The validation workshop has four key purposes: (1) to share and validate the draft PHM policy study evaluation report with FANRPAN, AFAAS, HSI and relevant in country stakeholders; (2) to share and validate the draft CSA scoping study report with local stakeholders; (3) to incorporate inputs from stakeholders including FANRPAN, AFAAS and HSI; and (4) to identify key themes, gaps and recommendations for PHM and CSA policies.

Botswana Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Policy Scoping Study Validation workshop

09 July 2014


FANRPAN, with support from the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), engaged the services of 15 national consultants to conduct CSA scoping studies in their respective countries; Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Winter School: Using climate information for adaptation and policy development

30 June 2014 - 11 July 2014


The Climate System Analysis Group (CSAG) based at the University of Cape Town conducted its annual course, 'Winter School : Using climate information for adaptation and policy development' from 30 June-11 July 2014. This 2-week intensive course has been developed specifically for participants from developing country and aims to take participants through the full spectrum of climate and climate change related topics.


Angola Angola
Botswana Benin
Botswana Botswana
Democratic Republic of the Congo DRC
Kenya Kenya
Lesotho Lesotho
Mozambique Madagascar
Malawi Malawi
Mauritius Mauritius
Mozambique Mozambique
Namibia Namibia
South Africa South Africa
Swaziland Swaziland
Tanzania Tanzania
Uganda Uganda
Zambia Zambia
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

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