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2017

Final Quarterly Newsletter - Issue 12

From the CEO's Desk 
Dear Colleagues,

Final Quarterly Newsletter Issue 10

Welcome to this edition of the FANRPAN Quarterly Newsletter. In 2016, we focused on FANRPAN’s strategic direction.

2015

Node Quarterly Updates Issue

Welcome to this edition of the FANRPAN Quarterly Newsletter.

Node Quarterly Updates Issue 7

Welcome to this edition of the FANRPAN Quarterly Newsletter.

Node Quarterly Updates Issue 8

Welcome to the 8th edition of the FANRPAN Quarterly Newsletter.

2014

Node Quarterly Updates Issue

A Happy New Year to you all! I hope you celebrated the end of 2013 and the start of 2014 in good spirits with family, friends and colleagues.

Node Quarterly Updates Issue

Welcome to this edition of the FANRPAN Quarterly Newsletter.

2013

Node Quarterly Updates Issue

Welcome to this edition of the FANRPAN Quarterly Newsletter.

Node Quarterly Updates Issue

It is with great pleasure that I share this third issue of the FANRPAN Quarterly Newsletter.

Final Quarterly Newsletter Issue

Welcome to this first issue of the FANRPAN Quarterly Newsletter. This will serve as an update on what is happening within the network and in the member countries.

2012

CAADP Newsletter Dialogue Series: Youth Engagement in CAADP Processes

The youth are an important stakeholder in the CAADP process, for the future of African agriculture is in their hands.

CAADP - an inclusive agricultural programme for Africa Tanzania is CAADP compliant – Tanzanian Ministry of Agriculture

The government of Tanzania is compliant with the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), says Margaret Ndaba, the Tanzanian CAADP focal person under the Ministry of Agr

HaSSP Newsletter Dialogue Series: Opportunities for Youth in the Seed Sector

60 percent of Sub-Saharan Africans are under 25 years of age.

Harmonised Seed Security Project Harmonisation of Seed Legislation in SADC

The Harmonised Seed Security Project (HaSSP) is a FANRPAN project funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, the project seeks to address seed security in the SADC region by al

Agriculture Consultative forum Issue 2

Welcome to the second issue of the ACF Newsletter.

2011

Newsletter Dialogue Series. October 2011

FANRPAN identified the youth as a special stakeholder group that is to be nurtured and included in the work that FANRPAN does.

Swaziland Dialogue News

The Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network’s (FANRPAN) annual awards of excellence in agriculture were presented at the Royal Swazi Sun. 

News at a glance - Food and Natural Resourcesquality

Ineffective policies stunt agricultural growth 

Newsletter Dialogue Series. Issue no. 1, Volume XI, February 2011

The Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) co-hosted a Regional Conservation Agricultural Symposium together with the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO

Newsletter Dialogue Series. Issue no. 4, Volume XI, September 2011

The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) sponsored the cost of the study which forms the focus of the content of this publication.

Newsletter Dialogue Series. July 2011

The government of Tanzania is compliant to the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), says Margaret Ndaba, the Tanzanian CAADP focal person under the Ministry of Agric

Newsletter Dialogue Series. Issue no. 2, Volume XI, July 2011

Current poverty level measures of a household may not necessarily be a good guide to the household's expected poverty in the future.

Farming First Newsletter: September 2011 issue

In the past few months, Farming First has been busy representing the coalition as a thought leader on global food and agriculture challenges and their solutions.

Newsletter Dialogue Series. Issue no. 3, Volume XI, August 2011
Women farmers are the pillars of African agriculture.

2010

Newsletter Dialogue Series. Issue no. 4, Volume X, August 2010

FANRPAN CEO, Dr Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, had a frank discussion with His Excellency Ngwazi Dr Bingu wa Mutharika, State President of the Republic of Malawi and Chairman of the African Union on h

Newsletter Dialogue Series. Issue no. 5, Volume X, September 2010

From 30 August to 3 September 2010, 232 participants from 22 different countries - from within Africa and beyond - assembled in Windhoek, Namibia for the 10

Newsletter Dialogue Series. Issue no. 1, Volume X, February 2010

The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) was adopted in 2003 by Africa leaders as their collective vision for agriculture in Africa.

Harmonized Seed Security Project (HaSSP): Newsletter 01

One of the major challenges faced by the SADC region is the need to improve agricultural productivity, and to facilitate regional and international trade in agricultural products.

GALVmed Newsletter November 2010

GALVmed is a not-for-profit global alliance of public, private and government partners.

Newsletter Dialogue Series. Issue no. 1, Volume X, June 2010

With population growth far exceeding growth in staple food production, and climate change beginning to take its toll, does Africa have the time to rectify the situation?

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Dialogue Volume 4 Issue 3: The political economy of emerging trade-offs between famine relief and sustainable food security recovery: The potential role of stakeholder policy dialogues

Over the past three years, food security recovery and famine mitigation have been a major preoccupation of government, the civil society and private agribusiness sector in the SADC region and p

Dialogue Volume 4 Issue 4: Strengthening policy analysis and representation capacity of farmer based organizations in SADC

In collaboration with CTA (Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation) and SACAU (Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions), FANRPAN hosted a regional dialogue in Wind

Dialogue Volume 4 Issue 1: Strategies to respond to food emergencies and improved maize marketing and trade policies in Southern Africa

Food marketing and processing costs account for 50 to 70 percent of the total cost paid by consumers in Southern Africa for staple maize meal.

Dialogue Volume 4 Issue 2: FANRPAN hosts a high level policy dialogue on policy strategies needed to promote permanent agricultural recovery and productivity growth in the SADC region

Following the policy dialogue on "Agricultural Recovery, Food Security and Trade Policies" hosted by FANRPAN in Gaborone, Botswana in March 2003, in conjunction with CTA and USAID-RCSA, it was

2003

2002

Dialogue Volume 2 Issue 2: FANRPAN conducts a short term policy study on maize and farm inputs

FANRPAN together with FEWS Net (Famine Early Warning System Network) was tasked by the SADC FANR sector to carry out a short term study to identify policy issues that hamper the timeous and eff

Dialogue: Stakeholder consultations are key to effective policy formulation and implementation

Many countries in the SADC region are beginning to involve stakeholders in the policy formulation and implementation process.

Dialogue Issue 5: Governments urged to support seed policy

Seed policy is usually defined in terms of the legislation and regulations put in place by government to guide and control seed production and distribution.

Dialogue Volume 2 Issue No 1: Zambia node conducts baseline study on land policy reforms

Land reform and policy issues have been identified as a potential source of conflict in the sub-region.

2001

Dialogue Issue 4: FANRPAN web designing course for nodes held

The FANRPAN/CTA web publishing and electronic networks course was held from 5-16 November 2001 in Harare.

Dialogue Issue 1: What is FANRPAN?

The origins of the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) can be traced to the first conference of Ministers in Agriculture of Eastern and Southern Africa, wh

Dialogue Issue 2: FANRPAN holds a 2nd regional stakeholder dialogue

Recently, FANRPAN held its second regional stakeholder dialogue. This was to promote appropriate agricultural policies in the SADC region.

Dialogue Issue 3: The future of smallholder farmers belongs to the organised

The National Smallholder Farmers' Association of Malawi (NASFAM) is a citizen owned non-governmental organization that provides business services to smallholder farmers.