IFAD-CARE calls for proposals for research grant

The Capacity Development Office is pleased to announce the “Enhancing capacity to apply research evidence in policy for youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa” research grant funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The grant will award 30 research fellowships in year 2020. Fifty fellowships were awarded in 2018 and 2019, and this is …

IFAD-CARE trains Media Intermediaries from across Africa

The “Enhancing capacity to apply research evidence in policy for youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa” (CARE) funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) organized a 3-day capacity training workshop for 21 journalists from across Africa. The training program which was themed; “Research Evidence Dissemination for Intermediaries”, was aimed at strengthening the research evidence …

3-day training program on research evidence dissemination.

The Enhancing Capacity to Apply Research Evidence in policy for youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa” (CARE) is organising a 3-day training program on research evidence dissemination. The training aims to build the capacity of media and youth groups as intermediaries to access, appraise and disseminate research evidence as part of the project’s effort to engage …

IFAD-CARE organizes capacity building workshop for youth groups and media partners

The Enhancing Capacity to Apply Research Evidence in Policy for Youth Engagement in Agribusiness and Rural Economic Activities in Africa (CARE) project, led by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), is organizing a training to build the capacity of media partners and youth groups. The training in collaboration with Inter Press Services (IPS) is targeting participants as intermediaries to …

IFAD-CARE contributing to policy making through research

With Africa’s population set to double by 2050 according to a report from the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) in Washington, there is a growing concern for the urgent nature of food security, youth unemployment, poverty and addressing zero hunger across the Continent. Studies have shown that in order to address these key issues that are linked to agriculture, recommendations and …

LATEEF BELLO

Mr Lateef Bello was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He attended his primary and tertiary education in Nigeria. Lateef has a keen interest in Agriculture. In 2014, he obtained his first degree (B.Tech) in Agricultural Economics and Extension at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria. Lateef worked as a farm manager and training facilitator at Farmers Business School, Port Harcourt, …

KHADIJAT BUSOLA AMOLEGBE

Khadijat is a lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. She received her PhD in Agricultural Economics from University of Ilorin in 2019. She has won different awards and fellowships such as the Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS) fellowship, sponsored by CGIAR Research Program on Policies Institutions and Markets …

KAREN AYABEI

Karen Ayabei is a postgraduate student at the school of Agriculture, Fertilizers and Environmental Science (ESAFE), Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P). Karen is keen on working with smallholder young farmers in sub-Saharan Africa through research to help combat the effects of climate change. Prior to joining UM6P, Karen worked extensively with the smallholder farmer in East Africa. She is presently a grantee …

JIRES TUNGUHOLE

Jires Tunguhole is an Assistant Lecturer at Sokoine University of Agriculture, School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness. With over four years’ experience in research, Jires Tunguhole has worked as an Assistant Research Fellow at the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), and later as an Assistant Lecturer at Sokoine University of Agriculture. As …

INNOCENT PATRICK WAWA

Innocent is a junior research fellow at STIPRO, with a background in Marketing and International Business from the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM). His major focus is on Knowledge System for Innovation and Youth Employment. Currently enrolled as a junior research fellow with International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) under the project “Youth Researching Youth: Competitive Fellowship for Young …