Agriculture Data, Knowledge for Learning and Innovation Group

The aim of the task group is to provide requisite information for biennial review discussions and for policy and program formulation on improving the quality, reliability, management and accessibility of agricultural research data in African Counties (AC) and beyond.  Further to strengthen the collection, management, and availability of agricultural statistics data in AC based on already developed strategic plan for strengthening agricultural and rural statistics (SPARS) and within Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Develop Programme (CAADP) processes. . [more...]

Goal and Objectives
To coordinate efforts at every level to collect, analyze, and publish the agricultural research data needed for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa and Africa Union 2063 agenda
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Call for applications: African Open Science Platform Director

The NRF will host the African Open Science Platform (AOSP) Office for an initial period of 5 years beginning during 2020. It is supported in this initiative by South Africa’s Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), key institutions in Africa, and the International Science Council (ISC). [Read on...]


Webinar on creating resilient communities with medium-range hazard warning systems on 11 Aug 2020

Early warning systems are a major component in disaster risk reduction. Despite forecasting system advances, hydro-meteorological and geo-hazards continue to claim thousands of lives, while wreaking irreparable damage upon homes, businesses and critical infrastructure.  
When: Tuesday, 11 Aug 2020, 1:00 PM (Auckland, Wellington), 1:00 AM (UTC) [Read on...]