CultiAF builds on successes and launches new innovations
CultiAF aims to scale up successes from the partnership’s first phase and develop new climate-resilient and gender-responsive innovations for smallholder farmers.
The first phase of CultiAF supported eight projects in Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, that developed and tested 24 innovations.
CultiAF’s second phase is supporting nine projects in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe that focus on four key priorities:
- improving productivity and incomes and reducing post-harvest losses;
- advancing gender equality;
- linking agriculture, nutrition, and human health; and
- climate change and sustainable water management.
- Improving productivity and incomes and reducing post-harvest losses
- Improving fish post-harvest management and marketing in Malawi and Zambia
- Integrating insects in poultry and fish feeds in Kenya and Uganda
- Better processing and marketing of healthy fish products in Malawi
- Expanding business opportunities for youth in agri-food systems
- Expanding business opportunities for youth in the fish and poultry sectors
- Linking agriculture, nutrition, and human health
- Precooked beans for food, nutrition, and income in Kenya and Uganda
- Reducing maize-based aflatoxin contamination and exposure in Zimbabwe
- Communicating science for impact: radio for reaching farmers with research results
- Climate change and sustainable water management