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Light interim evaluation of the Africa-EU Research and Innovation partnership on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture

February 1 2018 by INKOA
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This report presents the results of a light interim evaluation of the first 1.5 years of the Africa-EU research and innovation (R&I) partnership on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA). The evaluation responds to a request from the April 2016 meeting of senior officials of the EU-Africa High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) for a report on the progress made in the FNSSA R&I partnership to the November 2017 Africa-EU Summit.

Five regional / multilateral programmes are currently funding the Partnership’s implementation:

  • The EU’s Research Framework Programmes (FP7,Horizon 2020) (FP),
  • Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI),
  • The Pan Africa Programme (PAP) within the DCI,
  • The African Union Research Grant (AURG) programme and
  • The Horizon 2020 ERA-NET Cofund LEAP-Agri.

The FP, the DCI, the AURG and the LEAP Agri programmes are, or will be funding short-term research and innovation or development cooperation and capacity strengthening projects. The PAP provides support to Programme implementation, including funding for the AURG. Many national programmes are also contributing to the Partnership indirectly through their participation as funding parties to the LEAPAgri call.

Year: 2017
Document relevant to the topics: Research and Innovation
Document relevant to the regions and countries: EU and Others , Kenya , Rwanda , Tanzania , Uganda
Type of document: Article
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