ACP-ST / CP-RSD projects

Strengthening capacity for participatory management of indigenous livestock to foster agricultural innovation in Eastern, Southern and Western Africa

This project improves the management of indigenous livestock (IL) through building capacity in the creation, update and use of innovative livestock technologies. The state of the art of IL innovation potential...
ACP-ST

Strengthening capacities and informing policies for developing value chains of neglected and underutilised crops in Africa

Neglected and underutilised species (NUS) offer niche markets and incomes for resource-poor farmers, better nutrition, and options for climate change adaptation, but such crops are often ignored in...
ACP-ST

Strengthening the capacities for fostering innovation along potato value chains in East Africa

Potato quality in Eastern Africa will be enhanced by the adoption of innovative technologies and practices along the entire value chain: from seed production to processing and commercialisation. Sharing...
ACP-ST

Sustainable Technology to Overcome Pest Rodents in Africa Through Science

The StopRats project combines the strengths of agricultural research and extension institutions to develop technologies to overcome rodent pests. Smallholder farmers in Tanzania, Swaziland, Namibia, Madagascar...
ACP-ST

Improving Innovation Capacities in the Caribbean

Low innovation levels in the Caribbean can be attributed to inadequate exposure to science and technology activities in the education system. Students are prepared for employment rather than being taught the...
ACP-ST

In situ Conservation and Use of Crop Wild Relatives in three ACP countries of SADC region

Crop wild relatives (CWR) are gene providers for developing adapted crop varieties that enable famers to cope with all kinds of adverse conditions, for example those induced by climate change, but these crops...
ACP-ST

Assuring agricultural and food safety of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Southern Africa

The project will address the lack of widespread knowledge concerning biotechnology, and food and agricultural biosafety by providing government officials, policy makers and scientists in the Southern African...
ACP-ST

Strengthening innovation and technology dissemination for sustainable development in cereals, cocoa and coffee value chains in Western and Eastern Africa

The project will promote the adoption of proper pest and disease management techniques, such as preventive quality control systems, drying and storage, based on identified critical points along the value...
ACP-ST

Empowering knowledge transfer in the Caribbean through effective IPR & KT regimes

IPICA will reinforce innovation systems in the Caribbean by empowering the generation, application and transfer of scientific knowledge for enhanced energy access and efficiency. Different innovation system...
ACP-ST

Optimisation of Pesticidal-plants: Technology Innovation, Outreach & Networks

The use of pesticidal plants for food security through pest control technologies which meet local needs and resources will be promoted, facilitated and optimised. The project partners and community-based...
ACP-ST