Agricultural and Food-system Resilience: Increasing Capacity and Advising Policy (GCRF-AFRICAP)
- Start date: 1 October 2017
- End date: 31 December 2021
- External primary investigator: Professor Tim Benton
- Co-investigators: Dr Stephen Whitfield, Professor Claire Helen Quinn, Dr Susannah M. Sallu, Professor Andy Dougill, Prof Martin Dallimer, Professor Yun Yun Gong, Professor Caroline Orfila
GCRF-AFRICAP is a major programme to make agriculture and food production in Sub-Saharan Africa more productive, sustainable and resilient to climate change.
Working with local organisations and governments in Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia, we are creating an evidence base to underpin new country-specific policies in agriculture and food production.
Our aim is to support climate-smart, sustainable agricultural development, helping countries to reduce poverty and hunger whilst addressing the broader aims of the Sustainable Development Goals and key targets of the Malabo Declaration on Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation for Shared Prosperity and Improved Livelihoods in Africa.
Postdoctoral research associates: Dr Sarah Chapman, Dr Samuel Eze, Dr Joseph Hubert Galani Yamdeu, Dr Stewart Jennings, Dr Martin Kieffer, Dr Marcelin Tonye Mahop, Dr Harriet Smith, Dr Hemant Tripathi