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2019

GCRF-AFRICAP Household Surveys Underway

Based on the already existing impacts of climate change, agro-ecological systems in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are the most vulnerable.

The Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook Summary Booklet – Arabic

The CSA Sourcebook Summary booklet was launched in English, Spanish and French at COP23 in 2017, this year, the Global Climate Governance and CSA team had the booklet translated into Arabic and printed for upcoming CSA trainings in the MENA region in 2019.
 

CARE-FANRPAN PRESS RELEASE

04 September 2019. SARCOF-23 Luanda, Angola

SADC member states need to invest in disaste risk management during the coming season of recovery

Compendium on Climate-Smart Irrigation

This publication explores concepts, evidence and options for a climate smart approach to improving the performance of irrigated cropping systems.

Link: http://www.fao.org/3/CA1726EN/ca1726en.pdf

Dr. Tshilidzi Madzivhandila – new man at the helm at FANRPAN

PRETORIA. 1 March 2019 - The Board of Governors of the Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr.

Advisory Note

Climate resilience is key and must be built around participatory c

GCRF-AFRICAP Newsletter Issue 02-2019

FROM THE AFRICAP PROGRAMME TEAM

Welcome to the second edition of the GCRF-AFRICAP newsletter aimed at keeping you, as our key stakeholders, updated on developments relating to the Programme.

CSA video for Policy Makers

Although suitable for the general public and a wide audience, this video is mainly targeted to decision makers and has the objective to sensitize on the importance of Climate-Smart Agriculture and explain the 5 steps approach that needs to be adopted for its implementation at

Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (GACSA) Brochure 2018

GACSA updated its brochure, along with its Strategic Plan 2018-2022 this year. This 2-pager brochure highlights GACSA’s mission, strategic objectives and value proposition, along with more information about the Alliance for current and prospective members.
 

Aflatoxins and Climate Change: Shining a Spotlight on Food Safety and Security Challenges in Africa

The world’s food systems face two great challenges today: (i) to produce enough food to nourish a global population of seven billion people without harming the environment; and (ii) to make sure food systems deliver nutrition to everyone, particularly the world’s poorest, many

Climate-Smart Agriculture Case Studies 2018: Successful approaches from different regions

Launched at COP24 by FAO’s Deputy Director General Ms. Maria Helena Semedo.

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Plolicy Brief Series 4/2018

Attainment of food, income and nutrition security in Sub-Saharan Africa remains curtailed by the inability of food producers, consumers, their national governments and other food value chain players to prevent staple food losses after harvest.

Insider June 2018

Featured in this issue:
1. ATONU end-line evaluation
2. ATONU stories of change
3. Web-based framework for selecting Nutrition-Sensitive Interventions
4. Upcoming Events
1. ATONU end-line evaluation

Insider March 2018

In this issue:
1. Featured – Nutrition comic books
2. Implementation of NSIs:

FANRPAN Review 2010-2015 report

Since its inception, FANRPAN has operated mainly in the Eastern and Southern regions of the continent. In 2010, the FANRPAN Annual General Meeting passed a resolution to amend the constitution so that the organisation could extend its mandate to include

Insider August - September 2018

Featured in this issue:
1. The ATONU reflection and learning meeting
2. AGRIDEAL volume 4
3. Upcoming events
1. ATONU reflection and learning meeting

Policy Brief Series 06/2018

This Policy Brief on Gender Roles, Relationships and Social Equity in Post-Harvest Management of Grains in Mozambique addresses the following issues: (i) A summary of the gender roles and relationships and social equity practices related to Post-harvest Management (PHM) of gra

Insider April 2018

Featured in this issue:
1. ATONU's Nutrition-Sensitive Intervention (NSI) Selection Tool Updated Version
2. End-line data collection
3. Tanzania field assistants reflection meeting
4. Process monitoring
5. ATONU recipe book

Policy Brief Series 05/2018

Gender inequalities persist despite the increased recognition of women’s rights.

FANRPAN Digest issue 12 August 2018

FANRPAN Digest is a monthly report that is produced by the National Agricultural Marketing Council through the Agricultural Industry Trusts Division.

An assessment of the potential economic impacts of climate change to inform decision-making

The Western Cape Government (WCG) Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEA&DP) recently commissioned an assessment of the potential economic impacts of climate change to inform decision-making.

Launch Of £9m Research Programme To Transform Agriculture and Food Systems in Africa

A £9.2million research programme focused on improving evidence-based policy making to develop sustainable, productive, agricultural systems, resilient to climate change has been launched in Pretoria this week.

Plolicy Brief Series 07/2018

Substantial post-harvest losses in cereals and other staple food crops contribute significantly to food, income and nutrition insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Insider May 2018

Featured in this issue:
1. End-line data collection
2. ATONU stories of change
3. Web-based framework for selecting Nutrition-Sensitive Interventions
4. Events
1. End-line data collection

Policy Brief Series 03/2018

In Sub-Saharan Africa, grains and legumes are considered important crops by farmers and rural households for personal and commercial use (Oluoch-Kosura, 2013). However, unacceptable levels of food loss continue to occur throughout the continent.

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Publication Intro

FANRPAN, as one of the foremost think tanks on agricultural and food security policy in Africa, pursues leading edge thinking and approaches to food and nutrition security communication and engagement with partners, intermediary institutions and agencies, and smallholder farme

Supply and Demand estimates report

WHITE MAIZE (2017/18 Season) Supply:

FANRPAN at the 4th Global Science conference on climate smart agriculture

The Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) with support from the MasterCard Foundation convened a policy training session on the 27th of November 2017 for youth working in Climate Smart Agriculture on the sidelines of the 4th Global Science C

Farm to retail price spreads

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Food Price Monitor

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

FANRPAN in partnership with ODI publishes Working Papers on “Pathways for irrigation development: policies and irrigation performance in Tanzania and Zimbabwe”

Amid global concerns over rising food and fuel prices, changing diets and climate change, irrigated agriculture plays an important role in increasing food production in an uncertain and resource-constrained world.

Trade probe

This issue of Trade Probe covers the following topics:

The Trumpet Issue1

South Africa should do more to boost its local poultry production capacity

Macroeconomic digest

From an increase of 38.7% in the second quarter, the Agricultural Industry continued to power ahead, expanding by 44.2% during the third quarter. This is the largest quarterly jump in agriculture production since the second quarter of 1996.

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Climate-smart agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa: A comparative assessment of challenges and opportunities in 15 countries

Climate change is already a reality. The latest assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shows that global climate change is already damaging crops and undermining food production capacity in much of the world, particularly in poor countries.

Households in Limpopo and Eastern Cape are Vulnerable to Climate Change Disasters

On 3 February 2015, the Financial and Fiscal Commission (the Commission) tabled at Parliament a report on Climate Change, Household Vulnerability and Climate Smart Agriculture: The Case of Two South African Provinces.

Planning Meeting for the Competitive Research Fund Projects: Meeting report

Under the Competitive Research Fund (CRF) and Incentive Fund (IF) PAEPARD is supporting 4 research projects:

Benin PHM Policy Brief: Scaling-up promising post-harvest technology by implementing cost-effective policy actions in the National Agricultural Policy Framework (PSRSA) in Benin

Research at the global level has shown that halving losses and waste along the food value-chain would save food resources equivalent to 25% of current agricultural production.

PAEPARD project brochure

Groundnuts form the basis for food and nutrition security for the majority of the smallholder farmers and are a vital component in the livelihoods of rural families. The challenge is that the groundnuts of these smallholder farmers are prone to Aflatoxin contamination.

Mozambique PHM Policy Brief: Towards a specific post-harvest loss management policy and strategy for Mozambique

The Agriculture Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is characterized by poor post-harvest practices. Post-harvest losses (PHL) in SSA are the highest in the world (PHL) amounting to between 26% and 36%.

AgriDeal Vol 3 - NOVEMBER 2015

The "no agriculture, no deal" campaign’s first steps can be traced to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate

Technical Discussion Workshop and National Dialogue on Food Standards/Norms Related to Post-harvest Management: Worshop report

Following the activities of the Global Program for Food Security (GPFS), the technical discussion workshop and the national dialogue on food standards/norms related to post-harvest management took place on 29-30 April 2015, at Kaya Kwanga Residential Hotel in Maputo.

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AgriDeal Vol 1 - SEPTEMBER 2012

FANRPAN, true to its mission, as an advocacy network has taken the first

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