Background to CCARDESA Programmes

 Current Projects Summary

Project Name


Year Started

Completion Year


Agricultural Productivity Program for Southern Africa (APPSA)                             To improve the availability of agricultural technologies within and across SADC countries.                                              2013              World bank
Universities Business and Research in Agricultural Innovation (UniBRAIN) To link university education, research and business in sustainable agriculture and to contribute to employment creation and income generation among the farming population in Africa, including the youth and women. 2012 2015 Danida 
Sub Sahara Africa Challenge Programme (SSA- CP)  To promote the Integrated Agricultural Research for Development (IAR4D) approach, drawing upon innovation and uses a systems perspective as its organising principle.  The aim is to find a solution to the observed low contribution of the agricultural sector to national economic and social growth. 2004 2014 FARA
Promotion of Science and Technology Adoption for Agriculture and Development (PSTAD) to capture relevant lessons and to develop effective trans-boundary partnerships and investments for the dissemination of high-potential technologies. To improve access to information and the ability of African stakeholders to contribute to global agricultural knowledge system by promoting adoption and use of ICTs 2007 2014 Africa Development Bank through FARA 
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