PRCI 2021 STAAARS Plus Proposals Now Open

ReNAPRI is a PRCI consortium member. The Structural Transformation of African and Asian Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAAARS+) Fellows program of the USAID Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy, Research, Capacity and Influence(PRCI) is currently accepting proposals. The deadline to submit a concept proposal is August 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM New York time. For more information on how to …

Census will help gov’t with social intervention policies – Prof Quartey

ISSER is a ReNAPRI network member based at the University of Ghana. Prof Peter Quartey is a ReNAPRI Board member. This story was first published by Barima Kwabena Yeboah |3news.com| Ghana on June 28th 2021 The Director of the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) at the University of Ghana Professor Peter Quartey has underscored the need for …

ReNAPRI participates in the Training on Agricultural Innovation Systems Policy Practice Index Tool

The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) was among several institutions that participated in the Training on Agricultural Innovation Systems: Policy Practice Index (PPI) Tool organized by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). Representing the ReNAPRI network were the following experts: Dr. Emmanuel Mwakiwa-Zimbabwe, Dr. Jackson Langat-Kenya, Dr. Rogers Andrew and Saadan Edson-Tanzania. The training workshop …

Strategic Planning Through a Global Pandemic

This story was first published by Jim Monahan – November 5, 2020 on- www.canr.msu.edu/news/strategic-planning-through-a-global-pandemic The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy, Research, Capacity, and Influence (PRCI) and its consortium partner the Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) have completed a strategic plan. When Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo was hired by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab …

Zambian Government Celebrates ReNAPRI’s Senior Program Coordinator

The Zambian Ministry of Gender celebrated Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo-ReNAPRI’s Senior Program Coordinator during the March 8th 2021 International Women’s Day Celebrations for her excellent contribution in promoting agricultural development across Africa. Below is her video profile by the Zambian Ministry of Gender.

Agricultural Trade Policy Institute (ATPI) at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) becomes 11th Member of the Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI)

The Agricultural Trade Policy Institute (ATPI) at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) has become the 11th member of the Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI). ATPI’s membership was endorsed during ReNAPRI’s 16th Board Meeting which took place virtually due to current restrictions on travel, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ReNAPRI is a network …

ReNAPRI Becomes 12th Member of the Alliance for African Partnership

The Regional Network for Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) has become the 12th member of the Consortium of the Alliance for African Partnership (AAP). This milestone will strengthen the value propositions of both ReNAPRI and AAP as leading institutions in policy research on the African continent and beyond. ReNAPRI was nominated by Egerton University, one of the 10 AAP African …

Stakeholders Brainstorm on Resilience Agriculture

By Chimwemwe Njoloma. 25 November 2020. Originally published in Malawi News Online and The Atlas. Ministry of Agriculture has commended stakeholders in the agricultural sector for creating a platform for strategic dialogue and evidence-based guidance responding proactively to emerging challenges the sector is facing. In the first quarter of the year, countries went into lockdown disrupting domestic production, except in the …

ReNAPRI signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC)

The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) and the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the aim of fostering a comprehensive partnership for strategic engagement between the two institutions. The virtual signing ceremony which took place on the 11th of June 2020 concretized the long-standing relationship between the two institutions and …

International Committee on Women in Agricultural Economics (ICWAE) recently launched

International Association of Agricultural Economists has just launched the International Committee on Women in Agricultural Economics (ICWAE). “ICWAE is a Committee in the International Association of Agricultural Economics to serve women economists in the agricultural economics profession by promoting their career development, furthering their status, and increasing gender diversity in the association. ICWAE provides a global network of women professionals …