SAVE DATE Note
15 August 2017 - 18 August 2016
FANRPAN Regional Food & Nutrition Security Multi-stakeholder Policy Dialogue
“Resilient African agriculture and food systems: securing prosperity and health for all”
The Food Agriculture Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) is pleased to announce the upcoming 2017 Annual High-level Regional Food and Nutrition Security Multi-Stakeholder Policy Dialogue to be held in South Africa from the 15th to 18th August 2017.
Final Quarterly Newsletter - Issue 10
01 September 2016 - 31 December 2016
Welcome to this edition of the FANRPAN Quarterly Newsletter. In 2016, we focused on FANRPAN’s strategic direction. We embarked on the development of the 2016-2023 FANRPAN Strategy. The process of developing the strategy gave us an opportunity to reflect on the Network’s achievements and allowed for shared input and definition of the way forward by our network members. The Secretariat extends its sincere gratitude to everyone who participated and made time to add value to the future of FANRPAN.
FANRPAN Annual Node Common Visioning Workshop
26 March 2017 - 27 March 2017
The Food and Natural Resources Policy
New strategy for food systems transformation
Analysis Network (FANRPAN) held its
annual Node Common Vision Workshop from 26-27 March 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya,
bringing the Network's Node Coordinators together to deliberate on issues
ranging from climate change to nutrition sensitive agriculture.
Policy, Practice, Gender Angles in Postharvest Management
29 March 2017
Every year African smallholder farmers experience huge post-harvest losses of cereal crops and grain legumes. These post-harvest losses represent significant costs at household and at national level and have been at the center of research, policy, and development practice in the last 50 years. In the area of research, progress has been made in perfecting the art of quantifying the scale of losses and documenting their economic and welfare consequences.Africans who are taking control of Africa’s agriculture agenda. It puts a bright spotlight on bold initiatives and technical innovations that can be replicated across the continent to create a new era of food security and economic opportunity for all Africans.
Call for nominations now open - Africa Food Prize
06 March 2017 - 05 June 2017
The Africa Food Prize is the preeminent award that recognizes outstanding individuals or institutions that are leading the effort to change the reality of farming in Africa from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives.
The US $100,000 prize celebrates Africans who are taking control of Africa’s agriculture agenda. It puts a bright spotlight on bold initiatives and technical innovations that can be replicated across the continent to create a new era of food security and economic opportunity for all Africans
The 2017 winner will be awarded at a high-profile gala dinner at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), 4-8 September 2017 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire by Former President of Nigeria, H.E. President Olusegun Obasanjo, Chair of the Africa Food Prize Committee.
Thank you and we appreciate your help in identifying and recognizing the best among us
FANRPAN and CARE International Partnership
03 March 2017
The Food Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) and CARE International in Southern Africa marked the start to a great and exciting year by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Pretoria, South Africa on the 3rd March 2017. FANRPAN and CARE International in Southern Africa signed the collaborative agreement to jointly advocate and promote the sustainable development of Africa’s agriculture, food and nutrition security, rural economy, environment and natural resources, and climate resilience. Through this shared common objective with regards to inclusive growth, economic and social empowerment, and sustainable development, the two organizations will collaborate to further common goals to overcome poverty and achieve food and nutrition security in the context of climate change.
Capacity Development Unit (CapDev)
01 January 2017 - 01 April 2017
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for better and more sustainable use of livestock. ILRI is a CGIAR research centre – part of a global research partnership for a food-secure future.
ATONU Project – Studentship Announcement
01 January 2017 - 01 April 2017
ATONU identified the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) Project, that is currently being implemented by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Ethiopia and Tanzania, as pilot projects to integrate and assess the impact of selected nutrition-sensitive interventions (NSIs) to provide evidence for agriculture’s potential to deliver positive nutrition outcomes. In designing and implementing the NSIs, FANRPAN initially partnered with the six consortium members, and subsequently the three remaining consortium members, namely ILRI and two country implementing partners (CIPs): the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) and the Tanzania Livestock Research Institute (TALIRI). The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and its local Ethiopian partner, Addis Continental University, are responsible for the design and conduct of the impact evaluation for the NSIs in Ethiopia, while Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) is responsible for impact evaluation in Tanzania.
International Conference on Agribusiness AFMA conference 2016
20 November 2016 - 24 November 2016
The Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mauritius will be hosting an International Conference on Agribusiness in collaboration with the AFMA (Africa Farm Management Association) from 20th-24th November 2016 under the main theme"Sustainable Agricultural Development: Innovation Systems Approach for Agricultural Transformation in Africa" and sub themes (not exhaustive) as follows: ...