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Review team commences visits to Africa RISING activity sites

Review team commences visits to Africa RISING activity sites

After two months of document reviews (between July and August 2019), the team of three eminent scientists undertaking an internally commissioned external review (ICER) of the Africa RISING program have commenced visits to activity locations for the three regional Africa RISING projects in West Africa, Ethiopian Highlands, and East and Southern Africa. The reviewers, Christine…

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Photo report on the Africa RISING Program Learning Event 2019

In more than a thousand words, this collection of elegant photos taken during the Africa RISING Program Learning Event, provides a summary of how the whole meeting unfolded. The event also featured field visits to Africa RISING activity sites in Malawi, which gave participants an opportunity to interact with farmers and get first-hand feedback on…

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Missed the Africa RISING Learning Event 2019? You can access all the material here

We understand, that sometimes, it is not possible to keep up with all items and discussions at meetings. But you don’t need to worry. We have got you covered. Below is a list of links to where we have archived all the presentations, discussions, and photos from the Africa RISING Learning Event 2019 for your…

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The five domains of sustainable intensification.

SI toolkit helps researchers assess the sustainability of their innovations

Five years ago, Africa RISING scientists were looking for better ways to measure and assess the sustainability of sustainable intensification measures. This work led to the development of a sustainable intensification assessment framework (SIAF) to help assess and measure an innovation’s performance in terms of its direct and indirect consequences within and across five critical domains: productivity, economic,…

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