Projects

Ongoing and completed projects in Country

Reversing Land Degradation in Africa by Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture (Regreening Africa) ( Sep 2017 to Aug 2022 )
BackgroundRegreening Africa is an ambitious five-year project that seeks to reverse land degradation among 500,000 households, and across one million hectares in eight countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. By incorporating trees into croplands, communal lands and...

Trees for Food Security 2: Developing integrated options and accelerating scaling up of agroforestry for improved food...

Jan 2017 to Dec 2020

BackgroundThe ACIAR Trees for food security project-T4FS (FSC/2012/014) continue to demonstrate the importance of trees in fields and farming landscapes for enhancing and sustaining crop...

Provision of Adequate Tree Seed Portfolio in Ethiopia

Apr 2017 to Dec 2020

The Provision of Adequate Tree Seed Portfolio in Ethiopia (PATSPO) project is financed for four years by the Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) through the Royal Norwegian...

Restoration of degraded land for food security and poverty reduction in East Africa and the Sahel: taking successes in...

Apr 2015 to Mar 2020

Overall goalThe goal of the project is to reduce food insecurity and improve livelihoods of poor people living in African drylands by restoring degraded land, and returning it to effective and...

Bringing Evidence to Bear on Negotiating Ecosystem Service and Livelihood Trade-Offs in Sustainable Agricultural...

Jun 2016 to Dec 2019

About SAIRLAThe Sustainable Intensification of Agricultural Research and Learning in Africa (SAIRLA) Programme is a UK Department for International Development-funded initiative that seeks to address...

Agro-Biodiversity and landscape restoration for food security and nutrition in Eastern Africa

Nov 2016 to Nov 2019

Project DescriptionThe agro-biodiversity and land restoration for food security and nutrition in Eastern Africa project aims at mobilizing agricultural and biological resources to support targeted...

Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Phase II

Dec 2014 to Dec 2018

The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Phase 2 project’s information products and services aim to increase smallholder farmer (SHF) productivity and to promote national policy changes through...

Improving Measurements of Agricultural Productivity through Methodological validation and Research (LSMS-ISA).

Mar 2013 to Dec 2016

BackgroundBuilding on the ongoing Living Standards Measurement Study- Integrated Surveys on Agriculture effort and as part of a broader World Bank research agenda by the Development Economics...

Carbon sequestration options in pastoral & agro-pastoral systems in Africa

Apr 2011 to Dec 2014

This project also under the title Livelihood diversifying potential of livestock based carbon sequestration options in pastoral and agro pastoral systems in Africa aimed at providing a body of...

Improved Capacity in Rainwater Management

Jul 2008 to Jun 2011

Improved Capacity in Rainwater ManagementSince the inception of Phase I of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) Associated programme, “A Network for Greenwater Harvesting in Eastern and Southern Africa...

Adaptation of Landuse to Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa (ALUCCSA)

Dec 2008 to May 2011

The overal goal of this project is the development of a data and knowledge base that gives easily accessible information to assist local land-users in adapting to climate hange in their specific...

Vegetation and Climate change in Eastern Africa

Apr 2008 to Jul 2010

Based on a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, this project will cover collaborative work on Vegetation and climate change in East Africa: A high resolution digital vegetation map for land use...