Sponsor: European Union
Duration: 2014 to 2017
EAFF Contact person: Marygoretti Kamau or Stephen Muchiri
Grant Objectives and links to the Strategic Objectives/SF and Grant policy
Overall objective: To build joint African-European multi-stakeholder partnerships in agricultural research for development contributing to achieving the MDGs
Enhanced, more equitable, more demand-driven and mutually beneficial collaboration of Africa and Europe on agricultural research for development with the aim of attaining the MDGs
Estimated results: Increased awareness of partnership opportunities in Europe and Africa for agricultural development in Africa. Improved mobilization and coordination of European ARD stakeholders and African non–research and research stakeholders. Increased knowledge on European funding opportunities among African ARD stakeholders and support for partnership development will lead to increased number of high quality ARD proposals.
EAFF, ROPPA, PROPAC, FANRAPAN, CSA, AGRINATURA (CIRAD, NRI), ETC, FARA, COLEACP, RUFORUM, ICRA
Total project budget: Euro 5,500 000
Project Duration: 4years
Target Group and Benefits
African smallholder farmers, small and medium enterprises in the agricultural sector, traders and agro-industries.