Winning the competition always feels great, especially when the field is big and talented. We are excited to announce we are partners in two of the successful bids in the most recent round of grants under the International Development Research Centre’s Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF).
This is a real testament to the confidence the development community is now placing in our methodologies, especially interactive, participatory rural radio.
In Tanzania, we are leading a project that includes the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership, the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), the N2Africa Initiative and the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI), among others. The project aims to improve legume productivity through the increased adoption of improved seeds, use of inoculants appropriate fertilizer blends.
In Ghana, we will work with Grameen Foundation and Wageningen University of the Netherlands on a project called “Achieving impact at scale and economic viability of agricultural extension services in Ghana.”