PRCI’S SECOND GLOBAL GATHERING: PARTNERING TO STRENGTHEN CAPACITY FOR APPLIED POLICY RESEARCH WITH IMPACT

The power of collaboration cannot be overstated. When diverse organisations come together, pooling resources, expertise, and insights, the potential for creating meaningful impact multiplies exponentially. This ethos lies at the heart of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research, Capacity, and Influence (PRCI) and was vividly evident at its second Global Gathering March 6-8, 2024 at …

ALL ROADS LEAD TO WASHINGTON, DC

Partnership is the cornerstone of progress, a synergy that amplifies impact and propels initiatives to new heights. It is against this backdrop that the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research, Capacity, and Influence (PRCI) is set to host its second Global Gathering from March 6-8 at the iconic Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. The theme for this event is “Partnering to Strengthen Capacity for Applied Policy Research with Impact: Accomplishments under PRCI, Lessons, and Next Steps.”

ANAPRI at COP28

In the pursuit of sustainable development and the fight against climate change, global cooperation and evidence-based strategies is very important. The Africa Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ANAPRI), in collaboration with USAID, Michigan State University (MSU), and Akademiya2063 (A2063), seized the spotlight during COP28 in Dubai with a dedicated session titled “Accelerating the Implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) in Africa.” Held at the prestigious African Union Pavilion, the side event emphasized the Comprehensive Africa Climate Change Initiative (CACCI) project and underscored the necessity of private sector involvement for lasting impact.

Food, climate, nutrition — the online tool influencing policy in Africa

This article was first published on medium by the University of Leeds on October 15th 2021 and featured an interview with ReNAPRI’s Executive Director – Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo How can a country in sub-Saharan Africa make sure its agriculture adapts to climate change, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and still increases production in a way that improves the diet and nutrition …

ReNAPRI Facilitates 4 Day Training workshop in the SADC Region on Policy Analysis, Formulation, Advocacy, and Resource Mobilization using the Agricultural Innovation Systems-Policy Practice Index (AIS-PPI) Tool

Within the framework of cooperation between the Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) and the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA), and as a result of the MOU signed on the 19th of October 2020 by the two institutions, CCARDESA engaged ReNAPRI to facilitate a 4 Day Training workshop in the SADC …

Meebelo becomes Executive Director at the Secretariat of ReNAPRI

The Board of Directors of the Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI), during their Extraordinary Board Meeting held on 26th August 2021, approved the appointment of Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo as Executive Director at the ReNAPRI Secretariat. ReNAPRI is an African think tank comprising universally recognized national agricultural policy research centers, located in central, east, west, and southern Africa. …

ReNAPRI at the Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Summit 2021

The Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Summit took place from 6th to 10th September 2021, hosted by the Government of Kenya. The Conference brought together a number of stakeholders including Heads of States and Government, former heads of Governments, African institutions, regional and sub-regional organizations, the private sector, farmers, think tanks, development partners, philanthropies, the media, women, and youth to …

ReNAPRI to Implement selected CAADP XP4 Programme Activities in the Southern Africa Region

In its efforts to build and strengthen partnerships towards achieving its goals in the African continent, the Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) signed an MoU with the Center for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) on the 19th of October 2020.  Dr. Miltone Ayieko, Chair of the ReNAPRI Board of Directors signed the …

ReNAPRI Joins ISSER in Congratulating Augustin Fosu on his Nomination to the Committee of Experts on Public Administration of UN Economic and Social Council

Augustin K. Fosu, Professor at ISSER has been appointed to the Committee of Experts on Public Administration at the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council. Professor Fosu joins other renowned experts on the 24-member committee for a four-year term beginning on 1 August 2021 and expiring on 31 July 2025, and will serve in his personal capacity. He also …

ReNAPRI to take part in U.N. Food Systems Summit Science Days Side Event

ReNAPRI will take part in the U.N. Food Systems Summit Science Days Side Event scheduled for Wednesday, July 7, 4:00pm CEST (10:00am EDT)  in which leaders across the private and public research and development sectors will identify and discuss the key actions needed to advance adaptive agricultural research and to develop an enabling policy environment to support the steady stream …