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ARF-3 final factsheet: ROFIP project Kenya

”Rainwater harvesting from roads for indigenous pasture production & improved rural livelihoods in Kenya (ROFIP) is a Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF) project which received funding in the third ARF Call. This ARF project has been finalized and has published an updated factsheet with links to more knowledge products, including a webinar, documentary series and project reports.  »

The fruits of knowledge co-creation in multi-stakeholder platforms

Food security, climate change and environmental degradation are global challenges that require joint action by multiple organizations. That is why several donors stimulate multi-stakeholder platforms (MSPs). What is known about these platforms? Do they achieve what they aim for? Do agriculture- and food-related MSPs contribute to food security, sustainable development and the position of smallholders? Edith van Ewijk and Mirjam Ros-Tonen of the University of Amsterdam dived into the literature and found positive results but also important limitations. »

ARF-3 final factsheet updated: Project Doyiwé in Benin

Please download the updated final factsheet of the ARF-3 project Doyiwé in Benin with links to more knowledge products, including master theses, bachelor’s dissertations, and a guide for Kersting’s groundnut production. »

Africa Knows! conference – Panel 47 on ATVET in Africa

The conference Africa Knows! is the closing activity of the Africa 2020 Year of the Leiden African Studies Assembly and takes place online on December 2-4, 2020. On December 3, F&BKP co-organizes Panel 47 on “Agricultural Tertiary and Vocational Education and Training (ATVET) in Africa: integration within the broader Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation System”. »