During the first phase of this project, numerous decision-makers were engaged and involved in discussions with the goal of establishing a new taxation system to reduce tobacco use in West Africa. Although regional economic authorities (ECOWAS and
This project aims to enhance the effectiveness and outreach of the Ghana Country Engagement Group by supporting stakeholder engagement, communications, and research-into-use activities.
The Collaborative Adaptation
This project will improve the efficiency of agricultural extension services by scaling up enhanced information and communication technology-enabled (ICT) extension service models in Ghana.
In Africa, agricultural extension services
This project will provide evidence that offers important insight into the connection between migration, gender, and forest dependence in rural Ethiopia.
Need for labour migration, forest resources
While most rural households rely
This project will support digital innovations that solve development challenges. It will establish a seed funding program, develop approaches for scaling up innovations, and nurture entrepreneurial leaders.
Digital revolution driving
This project aims to address Tanzania's critical need for reducing maternal and newborn deaths. It will build on the country's comprehensive emergency obstetrical and newborn care strategy by implementing proven intervention strategies: training on
This project will address high maternal and newborn mortality in Tanzania by adapting and implementing a maternal and newborn health intervention approach that follows the MamaToto process.
Health care in rural Tanzania
In Tanzania, the maternal mortality rate of 454 deaths per 100,000 live births means that every hour, another woman dies in childbirth. Many of these deaths are avoidable if symptoms such as high blood pressure, known as eclampsia, and associated
This project will develop and test novel, creative, and bold business models that increase the participation of youth in fish and maize post-harvest value chains in Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
African youth and agriculture
In Mali and Burkina Faso, maternal and child mortality rates remain high. The governments of both countries are trying to increase access to and use of health care for women and children. They have adopted policies to remove financial barriers and