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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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Call for experts

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for an expert to conduct a rapid review of regional agricultural policies in Africa.
📅 Deadline for applications: 30 August 2023.
🔗 Download the Terms of Reference for further details.

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Call for experts

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for two experts to conduct a scoping study on existing funding mechanisms for innovation in Africa.
📅 Deadline for applications: 15 August 2023.
🔗 Download the Terms of Reference for further details.

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Call for experts

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for an Expert  in Agricultural and Innovation Policies and an Expert in Communicating Research.
📅 Deadline for applications: 23 June 2023.
🔗 Download the Terms of Reference for further details.

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Advancing Agroecology for Climate Resilience and Sustainability in Africa

DeSIRA-LIFT, the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) jointly hosted a parallel session during the 8th African Agribusiness and Science Week (AASW8), focusing on “Improving Climate Resilience and Sustainability of Farming and Food Systems: Exploring the Contribution of Agroecology”. Read the main takeaways from the event.

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