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We use Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) to bring up useful information, the collaborative online platform for knowledge employed by five CGIAR Research Centers and three Research Programs – ICARDA, CIP, IITA, ICRAF, WorldFish, ICRISAT, GLDC, RTB, FISH – to manage their activities and results. The knowledge shared in partnership with the AI-CD is indicative of the research for development efforts made by the Centers with the aim of improving livelihoods and ecosystems services, enhancing local capacities, support gender equality and endorse the role of youth in transforming the African countries.
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Is there a relationship between data collection, data curation and data sharing? Experiences from a restoration project in East Africa and the Sahel - Abstract
Abstract of the presentation given on 27 May 2020 to the IGAD/RDA online meeting: Sharing Experiences and Creating Digital Dialogues
Restoration of Degraded Land for Food Security and Poverty Reduction in East Africa and the Sahel: Taking Successes in Land Restoration to Scale - Country Report on farmers profiles. Mali – Data of 2018
This report summarizes main findings from data analysis about land restoration using tree plantations in Mali.
Country Report on farmers profiles and assessment of options for land restoration based on tree plantations. Kenya – Data of 2018
This report analyzed socioeconomic and tree’s experiment data in Kenya for the year 2018. It provides an overview of the main factors which are enabling tree’s survival rates in the studied areas and shed light on the most important management options and agroecological contexts which favor the success of tree’s plantations. Trees a...
Country Report on farmers profiles and assessment of options for land restoration based on tree plantations. Ethiopia – 2019 Data
This report summarizes main findings from data analysis about land restoration using tree plantations In Ethiopia. Results we present in this report are related to farmers profiles, including socio-demographic characteristics, in addition to tree experiments implemented in different contexts, management options and study areas of Ethiopia...
Combining QTL Analysis and Genomic Predictions for Four Durum Wheat Populations Under Drought Conditions
Durum wheat is an important crop for the human diet and its consumption is gaining popularity. In order to ensure that durum wheat production maintains the pace with the increase in demand, it is necessary to raise productivity by approximately 1.5% per year. To deliver this level of annual genetic gain the incorporation of molecular stra...
Reversing land degradation in Africa through scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture- Component 1 Economics of Land Degradation (EGA/ELD)_ July-Dec 2019
Semi Annual technical report for Reversing land degradation in Africa through scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture- Component 1 Economics of Land Degradation (EGA/ELD) for the period from July - December 2019
University of Mississippi_From Harvest to Plate: An Analysis of the Aquaculture Post-Harvest Chain in Nigeria: Project Final Report
To support Nigeria fish sector development, the USAID Feed the Future Fish Innovation Lab (FIL) on Fish that is managed by Mississippi State University (MSU) [Innovate4Fish] awarded the Quick Start project entitled “From Harvest to Plate: An Analysis of the Aquaculture Post-harvest Chain in Nigeria”. This project aims to improve the c...
Aquaculture: increasing income, diversifying diets, and empowering women in Bangladesh and Nigeria (IDEA). Project brief November 2018 to December 2019
This aquaculture investment targets Bangladesh and Nigeria, two countries where the growth of aquaculture provides significant opportunities to enhance the income of smallholder families, the diets and nutrition of vulnerable women and children and the empowerment of women.
Strengthening Knowledge Management for Greater Development Effectiveness in the Near East, North Africa, Central Asia and Europe 1st Project Progress Report June 2018 – December 2019
This report describes the developments of the “Strengthening Knowledge Management for Greater Development Effectiveness in the Near East, North Africa, Central Asia and Europe” (SKIM) project in its first phase, detailing the progress made and activities implemented across different project components from June 2018 until December 201...
Annual Work Plan and Budget for the Year 2020
Detailed workplan for the countries: Moldova, Morocco, Sudan. The workplan is presented below in table format to provide an easy overview of the planned activities and the associated costs. The activities are grouped by components (3) of the project that include: • Component 1: Knowledge Management Capacity Assessment for Enhanced Formu...
IFAD-ICARDA Meeting Minutes on Rural Solutions and SKiM KM Portal
The purpose of the meeting is to identify entry points for SKiM to create synergies with existing IFAD efforts using KM tools, facilitating greater knowledge-sharing and uptake by partners at the country level. The SKiM Knowledge Management Portal has been identified to be one such potential entry points, together with SKiM learning from ...