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AgriFood Africa Connect

AgriFood Africa Connect brings innovative people and organisations across the UK and Africa together to address key AgriFood challenges in Africa.

AgriFood Africa Connect brings innovative people and organisations across the UK and Africa together to address key AgriFood challenges in Africa. We build diverse connections across the UK and Africa to drive positive change that aligns with the UK’s Overseas Development Assistance goals.

Find out more about AgriFood Africa Connect. 

AgriFood Africa Connect is part of GCRF AgriFood Africa. GCRF AgriFood Africa is funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and delivered by Innovate UK.  It aims to develop sustainable management of the food production systems in Africa, in a way that reduces poverty, increases economic prosperity and improves well-being in Africa. Click here to find out more about GCRF AgriFood Africa.

Our AgriFood Africa Connect Expert

Joanna Scales

KTM UK and International AgriFood

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Recorded: 9th March

Breeding approaches for African Forgotten Foods

Watch this webinar to discuss opportunities for collaboration between the UK and Africa to support breeding and improvement of forgotten foods.

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News

01.03.2022

African Aquaculture: Challenges and Opportunities

Developing aquaculture in Africa could help feed growing populations with nutritious food and improve economic security, two priorities for the African continent. If planned with sustainability and net zero in mind, aquaculture projects can also help mitigate climate change.

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11.03.2022

Global Alliance Africa extends deadline for Nigerian AgriFood companies to apply for iX Challenge

Global Alliance Africa has extended the closing date for large Nigeria-based companies from the AgriFood sector wanting to find rapid innovative solutions to their industry challenges to apply for the innovative exchange programme. Applications will now close on 31st March 2022.

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Agrifood Africa Connect

AgriFood Africa Connect brings innovative people and organisations across the UK and Africa together to address key AgriFood challenges in Africa. We build diverse connections across the UK and Africa to drive positive change that aligns with the UK’s Overseas Development Assistance goals.

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AgriFood Africa Connect Map

Showcasing the AgriFood innovation landscape in Africa, the AgriFood Africa Connect Map makes it easier for UK and African organisations to collaborate on projects, provides information on the Agriculture and Food (AgriFood) sector across Africa, and helps connect innovators to enable collaboration and address key global challenges.

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Global Alliance Africa

Global Alliance Africa is a six-year project designed to strengthen and scale local innovation and business environments in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.

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