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Commemoration of the 7th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security

26 October 2016 - 28 October 2016

The Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS) was declared in July 2010 by the African Union Heads of State and Government (at the 15th Ordinary Session of the AU Summit) in Kampala, Uganda. This decision was made in recognition of the unacceptable and chronic crisis of hunger and malnutrition in Africa. The first ADFNS was successfully launched in Lilongwe, Malawi, on 31st October 2010. Since then the ADFNS has been commemorated six times with the last edition taking place in Kampala, Uganda, from 28 to 30 October 2015.
The main purpose of the ADFNS is to serve as a platform for rallying political and financial commitments at all levels to address contemporary challenges....

FANRPAN Convenes a national policy dialogue on Post-Harvest Management and Climate Smart Agriculture National Policy Dialogue

06 July 2016

FANRPAN in collaboration with the Eduardo Mondlane University, Faculty of Agronomy and Forestry Engineering, and with funding from the Swiss Development Cooperation and the African Capacity Building Foundation convened a national policy dialogue in Mozambique on the 6th of July 2016. The objective of the national policy dialogue was to validate the study on Gender Roles and Relationships and Social Equity in Post-Harvest Management (PHM). The national policy dialogue was also meant to discuss Climate Smart Agriculture in Mozambique in light of new deve....

FANRPAN Participates in AU-EU Investing in a Food Secure Future Conference

04 July 2016 - 06 July 2016

The global conference AU-EU Investing in a Food Secure Future was held in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, from 4 - 6 July 2016. The conference, organized by the Government of the Netherlands, the African Union and European Commission, brought together participants from governments, international organizations, businesses, investment groups, research institutions and civil society to share their experiences and expertise and to partner in ....

FANRPAN Convenes a Climate Smart Agriculture and Postharvest Management National Policy Dialogue in Zimbabwe

23 June 2016 - 24 June 2016

With funding from the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), FANRPAN in partnership with the Agriculture Research Council convened a national policy dialogue from the 23rd to the 24th of June 2016. The national policy dialogue was attended by 67 participants who have a stake in Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources and was officially opened by Mr Ringson, J. Chitsiko the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation in Zimbabwe. ...

Africa s Famine - Will President Obama s Power Africa and Adesina s Light up Africa make a difference?

28 June 2016

Farmer Eduardo Shavhangani was excited when he was allocated his one acre plot at the 25 de Setembro irrigation scheme in Boane, 30km away from Maputo City in Mozambique. However, his excitement soon changed to frustration when he realized how expensive it would be to pump water from the Umbeluzi River to irrigate his cabbage, tomatoes and potato crop. Eduardo spends 1900 Meticais ($31 USD) on 38 litres (10 gallons) of diesel to run the pump irrigating his plot twice per week. The alternative for Eduardo's scheme is ...

Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture Annual Forum

14 June 2016 - 17 June 2016

The Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture held its Annual Forum from 14 to 16 June, on the theme Climate-Smart Agriculture in Action.

GACSA's ambitious future is based upon supporting and inspiring action. Farmers, fishers, foresters, and ranchers are at the center of this action, and therefore GACSA is devoting its Annual Forum to showcasing climate-smart agriculture in action...

Third EAT Stockholm Food Forum, 2016

13 June 2016 - 14 June 2016

FANRPAN CEO, Dr LM Sibanda attended the EAT Stockholm Food Forum that was held in Sweden on June 13th – 14th 2016. Dr Sibanda has been recently appointed as commissioner on the EAT-Lancet Commission on Sustainable Healthy Food Systems...

Climate Risk to Food Security Currently Underestimated in African Policy, Says New Report

14 June 2016

The paper, Set for Success: Climate-Proofing the Malabo Declaration says that the Declaration adopted in 2014 by African Union nations to double agricultural productivity and end hunger by 2025, has failed to recognise the importance of investing in Africa’s scientific capacity to combat climate threats, which will be essential to meeting these goals...

FANRPAN Convenes a Climate Smart Agriculture and Post – Harvest Management National Policy Dialogue in Zambia

09 June 2016

With support from the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and the Platform for African - European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development (PAEPARD), FANRPAN convened a national policy dialogue on Postharvest Management and Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) in Zambia. The national policy dialogue ...

FANRPAN Participates in the Malawi Postharvest Stakeholder Forum

02 June 2016

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with African and European partners, has been implementing the Supporting Smallholder Farmers in Southern Africa to Better Manage Climate-Related Risks to Crop Production and Post- Harvest Handling project with financial support from the European Union since December 2012...

Do not miss the last 2 GACSA webinars: June 7 & 8: Malawi and Tanzania Climate-Smart Agriculture Case Studies

07 June 2016 - 08 June 2016

Malawi Webinar presented by Wilfred Kadewa-PhD, University of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Tanzania Webinar Presented by Shakwaanande Natai, the Head of Environment Management Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries in Tanzania ...

FANRPAN in Conversation with Catherine Lee J.D on climate change – the challenges, opportunities and actions for our future and giving back to our communities

03 June 2016

Catherine Lee recently visited the FANRPAN Secretariat in Pretoria and was in conversation with the team on her views on climate change challenges, opportunities and actions. She also elaborated on the aspect of "Giving Back" through the Justice for Women Lecture Series...


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