Fighting striga weed by holding evening video shows for farming communities in west Africa
Survey results, project mapping and monitoring tools main focus during the second Africa RISING program-wide monitoring and evaluation meeting on 13-14 November 2014 in Arusha, Tanzania.
The second Africa RISING program learning event brought together over 65 staff and partners in Arusha, Tanzania, from 11-12 November 2014. They shared lessons and ideas to improve farm typology work, innovation systems and platforms, and dust off the program framework to gear it towards serious scaling up for the remaining two years.
The West Africa component of the Africa RISING program recently underwent an IITA-commissioned external review of its activities in Mali and Ghana.
Africa RISING partnered with Ghana’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research to organize a two-week course on experimental design and data analysis for female scientists from 12 research institutions and universities in Ghana.