Program 5.1. Support commodity-based ‘Innovation Platforms’ to incorporate issues of resilience building, including mainstreaming of CSA.

Strategic Objective 2 (Outcome 2): To strengthen research-related capacity for agricultural productivity and climate change adaptation for enhanced resilience of rural livelihoods in Semi-Arid Zones of Africa
Output 5: Agricultural research and transfer of technologies and innovations that enhance the resilience of smallholder livelihoods facilitated.

Program content

  • Facilitating scientists/researchers to advice the IPs on appropriate CSA technologies and practices;
  • Organizing exchange visits to learn from successful application of CSA approaches;
  • Target selected IPs for disseminating relevant knowledge products and
  • Developing frameworks to address the challenges that facing smallholders livelihoods in Semi-Arid Zones of Africa.