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Agriculture to Nutrition (ATONU) WEBINAR

24 August 2017

Evaluation of Integrated Agriculture and Nutrition-Sensitive Interventions
for the African Chickens Genetic Gains (ACGG) Program in Ethiopia and Tanzania

FANRPAN Board of Governors Announces the Departure of CEO, Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda

27 June 2017 - 31 July 2017

The FANRPAN Board of Governors announces the departure of the Chief Executive Officer and Head of Mission, Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda with effect from 30 June, 2017.

Dr. Sibanda will be joining the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) from 1 July 2017, as Vice President for Country Support, Policy and Delivery. It is gratifying to note that Dr. Sibanda will continue to drive agricultural transformation for a food and nutrition secure Africa, given that her new role at AGRA is aligned to the work we do at FANRPAN.


06 June 2017 - 15 July 2017

The Sam Moyo African Institute for Agrarian Studies (SMAIAS), in collaboration with the Agrarian South Network invites applications from post-graduate students and social movements' activists from the Global South to participate in the 2017 First Edition of the Agrarian Studies Training Institute (ASTI).


15 August 2017 - 17 August 2017

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.

Farming First's #SDG2countdown continues: this week, RESILIENCE!

20 June 2017 - 23 June 2017

This quiz is part of Farming First's new #SDG2countdown campaign, a five-week effort exploring each of the five targets of SDG2 on ending hunger. The campaign culminates at Agriculture and Food Day on 13th July in New York, which coincides with the High Level Political Forum to track progress on the SDGs. Browse videos, infographics, blogs and more at or using #Ag4SDGs on Twitter.

Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) discusses areas of collaboration with SADC Secretariat

15 June 2017

The Agricultural and Food Security Advisor of the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), Dr. Tobias Takavarasha, met the SADC Secretariat Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax at the SADC head Office in Gaborone on 14th June 2017. The objective of the meeting was to discuss areas of collaboration between the two institutions.

Press release - New research on irrigation schemes urges more investment in people rather than concrete to secure African food security.

08 June 2017

New research on small-scale communal irrigation systems in South-eastern Africa, led by the Australian National University, finds that if irrigation systems are to successfully secure food supplies under a changing climate, western and national donors must invest in better scheme management rather than only investing in infrastructure. This research has been launched this week in a special issue of the academic journal the International Journal of Water Resources Development.

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