Convergence and divergence of farming technologies, agroecological principles and smallholder agriculture

Researchers from SustInAfrica participated at TROPENTAG 2022, the conference on International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development. The conference contribution of SIA colleagues dealt with the convergence and divergence of smart and precision farming technologies, agroecological principles and smallholder agriculture in Africa. Agroecological approaches and smart and precision farming technologies can potentially increase productivity of smallholder …

SustInAfrica Progress Report 2022

SustInAfrica has started on September 20 and is expected to be concluded in August 25. The overall goal of is to empower West and North African smallholder farmers and small- to medium-sized enterprises , in 39 core communities from 13 Agro-Ecological Zones (AEZs) in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Niger – West Africa –  and Egypt and Tunisia – North Africa -. …

D7.4 – Data management plan

The data management plan (DMP) describes principles and protocols for data collection (see also Ethics described D8.1 and D8.2), data transfer, data processing, data storage, and data retention and sharing. The principles and protocols will be regularly reviewed and updated throughout the project, with the guidance of an expert on data management (Luke), and will ensure that data management and …

D7.3 – Risk Management Plan

The purpose of this document is to provide a risk management framework for the SustInAfrica project. This deliverable describes potential risks, processes, policies and procedures applied to mitigate and control any negative impact. Moreover, this deliverable describes procedures set up to manage potential security risks in African regions targeted in the SustInAfrica project. the roles and responsibilities within the consortium, …

D7.2  – Quality assurance

This document represents the project quality assurance guidelines for the SustInAfrica project. The aim of D7.2 is to describe the procedures and standards to be used throughout the project in order to ensure the quality level of the project deliverables, outputs and outcomes. This deliverable aims to set standards addressing mechanisms ensuring timely delivery of results. Thus, D7.2 is a …

D7.1 – Project management guidelines

This document describs the Project Management and Governance structure of SustInAfrica. Including details and general information on SustInAfrica’s structure, partnerships, resources, and methodologies to plan, monitor, and evaluate project progress. The main objective of the SustInAfrica project management plan is to efficiently carry out management activities of the consortium and to create and effective and inclusive working environment for all …

D6.5 – Baseline Workshops in Africa

This deliverable outlines the approaches that will be used to organise baseline workshops in the first stage of the SustInAfrica project. The main objective of the workshops is to gather baseline information and set up demonstration trials in selected “core communities” of the targeted AEZs and engage stakeholders in the project.

D6.4 – Communication tool kit

Deliverable 6.4 deals with SustInAfrica’s toolkit for communication, both internally and externally. It details SustInAfrica’s visual identity, thorough it’s logo as well as thematically and visually coherent communication materials and templates. It includes communication and engagement guidelines and gives specific info on the key tools that will be used for communication: Tiimeri, the SustInAfrica Dashboard, MergData. The SustInAfrica Newsletter is …

D6.3 – SustInAfrica Communication, Engagement and Dissemination Strategy

This report presents the communication, engagement and dissemination strategy and global planning of the SustInAfrica project. This strategy provides a description of the approaches and timing towards communicating, transferring knowledge to and engaging target audiences and stakeholder groups. The strategy is made operational in a plan that lists respective tasks, sub-tasks and activities, describes the division of responsibilities, and indicates …

D6.2 – Methodology workshop

This deliverable presents the jointly prepared and agreed framework SustInAfrica will apply during i) reviewing systematically literature and databases, ii) processing data gathered from multiple sources (review and surveys) and iii) measuring and evaluating impact and/or progress. Thus, D6.2 will ensure harmonized and standardized knowledge development of multiple tasks and activities in WPs 1, 2 and 5.