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KNOWLEDGE FOR POLICY

Supporting policy with scientific evidence

We mobilise people and resources to create, curate, make sense of and use knowledge to inform policymaking across Europe.

Projects and activities | 11 June 2021

InnovAfrica

Global Food and Nutrition Security

The project InnovAfrica tests, integrates, and disseminates potential sustainable agriculture intensification systems suitable to smallholders, institutional approaches and extension and advisory services. InnovAfrica has developed a knowledge platform called ‘Village knowledge centres’ connecting farmers and rural communities through smartphones, for a faster and effective information and knowledge flow. This enable smallholders to make informed and timely decisions, reducing risks and vulnerabilities, and maximise economic returns, thereby ensuring self-sufficiency and sustainability. The project involved partners from Kenya, Ethiopia, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Africa and Zimbabwe.