Call for experts

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DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for two experts who will work with the European Commission (DG INTPA) and the African Sub-Regional Organisations (SROs) ASARECA, CCARDESA, and CORAF to prepare and coordinate an upcoming call for Expressions of Interest for Regional Centres of Excellence for Agroecology.

Webinar on Innovating in unpredictable situations: constraints and opportunities for DESIRA projects

This webinar seeks to identify and detail the unpredictable and insecure contexts or circumstances in which some DeSIRA projects operate. We will allow these projects to share their experience on how they have adjusted, to ensure continued support for innovation and how this provides interesting lessons about managing for impact.

Training course on Designing Communication for M&E and Innovation Uptake in your DeSIRA project

Do you feel sometimes frustrated because the results of your research or innovation are not being considered by policy makers, peers or other stakeholders you feel would benefit from them? Do you struggle with presenting your M&E results in an attractive way?

Call for experts

Aerial view of Morogoro town

DeSIRA-LIFT is calling for two experts to conduct a scoping study on the off-farm production and marketing of organic fertilizers and bio-fertilizers in Africa

Training course on Making Participation work for co-creating innovations

Does your DeSIRA project aim at developing innovative solutions for local communities and societal impacts? Do you want to use multi-actor approaches and develop a mindset of ‘co-creation’ in your project team? Do you want to better plan the resources you need for co-creating innovations with your partners?

Webinar on ‘Strengthening AIS: learning from past and present research interventions’ organized by DeSIRA-LIFT Service Area 1

On 13 October as part of the FAO Science and Innovation Forum, the DeSIRA-LIFT facility organized an online side event on ‘Strengthening AIS: learning from past and present research interventions.

Call for experts

We are currently looking for experts who will collaborate with the Service Area 1 team in delivering trainings, coaching and learning events to the DeSIRA projects.

Call for papers

DeSIRA-LIFT is very pleased to join forces with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and many partners in organising the 2022 edition of the Biennial Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Stakeholders Conference (pdf) supported by the European Commission (DG INTPA).

InfoPoint Virtual Conference

The One Planet Fellowship is a career accelerator designed to enhance the capacity of high potential agricultural researchers focused on climate change adaptation, by building their leadership, scientific research, networking, and mentoring skills.

Call for experts


DeSIRA-LIFT (an Agrinatura project) provides support services to the DeSIRA Initiative funded by DG INTPA (EC). We are currently looking for experts for three short-term opportunities in support of DG INTPA’s programming.