“BUILDING BACK BETTER -
“BUILDING BACK BETTER -
The Board of Governors of the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) is pleased to confirm the appointment of Dr Tshilidzi Madzivhandila as the substantive Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Head of Mission, based at the Regional Secretariat in Pretoria, South Africa. This appointment is with effect from the 23rd of June 2020. The Board is satisfied that since taking over as the CEO ad interim in March 2019, Dr. Madzivhandila has successfully managed to deliver against the targets set by the Board, in the process, stabilizing the Regional Secretariat and instilling renewed sense of purpose amongst the staff.
Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) welcomes the approval of the National Resilience Strategy by Cabinet as this has been long standing.
FANRPAN, in partnership with the SADC Secretariat, the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA), the SADC/ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Adaptation to Climate Change in Rural Areas in Southern Africa (ACCRA) programme (implemented on behalf of German Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation, BMZ), the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), CARE International, the Initiative for the Adaptat
Against a background of a changing climate and its devastating effects, Sub Saharan Africa is now ready to scale Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) interventions. This was revealed at a multi-partner event that was held on the side-lines of the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP25) in Madrid, Spain.
SADC Secretariat | Gaborone | Botswana
The Post-Harvest Management Sub-Saharan Africa Programme consortium attended the All Africa PHM Congress held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 17 to 20 September 2019.
Arusha, Tanzania, From 21 to 25 October, the PHM-SSA consortium attended the SDC Regional PHM Learning Workshop in Arusha, Tanzania.
The issue of post-harvest losses and their impact on food safety, security and quality was brought under scrutiny during the FANRPAN Annual Policy Dialogue that was conducted in Kigali, Rwanda recently.
From 21 -23 January, FANRPAN and the University of Leeds convened a regional workshop focused on consolidating their work on Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture. Bringing together nutrition experts and leading academics in the field of nutrition, the workshop sought to build a multi-disciplinary network that would be able to contribute to the building of analytical and statistical capacity; co-design evaluation frameworks and appropriate NSA interventions.
Dar es Salaam, Nov. 29 – The language barrier remains one of the major challenges for journalists reporting on climate change and agriculture in Tanzania.
The 2019 High Level Policy Dialogue on ‘Enhancing Climate Resilience and Food and Nutrition Security’ was held from the 5th to the 7th of November in Kigali, Rwanda.
FANRPAN, in partnership with the SADC Secretariat, the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA), the SADC/ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Adaptation to Climate Change in Rural Area