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The latest DeSIRA-LIFT news, calls and related events.  Follow us on LinkedIn to find out more!

2023 DeSIRA Global Annual Report: out now!

The DeSIRA Initiative assesses its performance annually using 28 Global DeSIRA indicators, which encompass outputs, outcomes, and impacts. The Annual Global Report 2023 (AGR 2023) details the progress of 46 DeSIRA projects that have been underway for at least two years.

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ENABEL conference

SAVE THE DATE and REGISTER to the conference:   “Innovation: a key enabler for sustainable food system transformation in Africa” Brussels, 23 May 2024  8:30 AM

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New publications

New DeSIRA-LIFT publications: Exploring the off-farm production, marketing and use of organic and biofertilisers in Africa Soil health is essential for farming and food systems,

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Knowledge brief 4

New DeSIRA-LIFT knowledge brief: What agroecology brings to food security and ecosystem services: a review of scientific evidence Agroecology is a science, a set of

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Call for experts – Expert in Agricultural Research and Innovation Strategy processes

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for an Expert in Agricultural Research and Innovation Strategy processes

The expert will undertake a scoping study to review and update the current knowledge on seed systems in Africa, with an emphasis on the informal sector and FMSS. The scoping study will cover several aspects of FMSS in the context of the African Seed and Biotechnology Program action plan (2020-2030)

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Call for experts – Expert in agroecology and agricultural strategies in Africa

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for an Expert in agroecology and agricultural strategies in Africa

The expert will undertake a scoping study to review and update the current knowledge on seed systems in Africa, with an emphasis on the informal sector and FMSS. The scoping study will cover several aspects of FMSS in the context of the African Seed and Biotechnology Program action plan (2020-2030)

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Call for experts – Expert in Farmer-Managed Seed Systems (FMSS)

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for an expert in farmer-managed seed systems (FMSS) in Africa.

The expert will undertake a scoping study to review and update the current knowledge on seed systems in Africa, with an emphasis on the informal sector and FMSS. The scoping study will cover several aspects of FMSS in the context of the African Seed and Biotechnology Program action plan (2020-2030)

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Call for experts – Expert in funding mechanisms to support responsible innovation in Africa

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for a funding mechanisms expert to support responsible innovation in Africa.

DeSIRA-LIFT is providing support to DeSIRA projects to strengthen their capacities to manage innovation towards impacts. Specific support is provided by DeSIRA-LIFT to develop an exit strategy before the end of the project. This study will specifically complement that intervention by making options for DeSIRA projects explicit.

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