ReNAPRI signs MOU with FANRPAN

June 30th 2022 The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research institutes (ReNAPRI) signed an MoU with the Food Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) on 30th June 2022. This follows a decision of the 18th ReNAPRI Board Meeting, held on 1st June 2022. The MOU was signed by Dr. Damas Philip, Chair of the ReNAPRI Board of Directors, …

Cross Border Trade Key for the SADC Region

June 23rd 2022. This article was first published on https://www.ccardesa.org/cross-border-trade-key-sadc-region by Dorcas Kabuya Chaaba. Agriculture and trade play a key role in the socio-economic development of Africa, including the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. There is no doubt that agriculture in Africa is central to poverty reduction since it is a source of livelihood, employment and income for most …

ReNAPRI to train CORAF stakeholders in the use of the Agricultural Innovation Systems and Policy Practice Index (AIS-PP) tool to support national and regional policy making and implementation

The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) is set to train stakeholders in west and central Africa in the use of the Agricultural Innovation Systems and Policy Practice Index (AIS-PPI) tool, in support of the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF). This is within the framework of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that …

Consultancy for an Administration and Finance Assistant Position at ReNAPRI Secretariat

ReNAPRI Secretariat seeks an Administrative and Finance Assistant to organize its day-to-day accounting procedures and reporting. The overall responsibilities of the Administrative and Finance Assistant will include budgeting, payments, maintaining records for all transactions, preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and processing reimbursements from the funders as required. If you have a background in accounting and finance, and have …

ReNAPRI Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with CORAF

The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) with the aim of supporting capacity building in the CORAF Member states. ReNAPRI is an entirely ‘African-owned and African-led’ network of agricultural policy research centers based in Southern, Central, East and West Africa, generating …

ReNAPRI organizes validation workshop on policies aimed at increasing cross border trade SADC

The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) has recently organized a validation workshop on constraints in the implementation of existing policies aimed at increasing cross-border trade in SADC region. The workshop which took place on the 29th of November 2021 brought together policy makers, development partners, government representatives, NGOs, private sector and non-state actors involved in cross border …

ReNAPRI to set and launch 2022 Research Agenda in Windhoek, Namibia

As ReNAPRI launches its 10th anniversary celebrations this year, the network’s Research Directors from eleven (11) institutes based in East, West, Central and Southern Africa, will converge in Windhoek, Namibia from 7th to 11th February 2022 to discuss and concretely plan the organisation’s annual research agenda. Experts participating in this annual meeting will be from the Democratic Republic of Congo …

Food, climate, nutrition — the online tool influencing policy in Africa

This article was first published on medium by the University of Leeds on October 15th 2021 and featured an interview with ReNAPRI’s Executive Director – Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo How can a country in sub-Saharan Africa make sure its agriculture adapts to climate change, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and still increases production in a way that improves the diet and nutrition …

ReNAPRI Facilitates 4 Day Training workshop in the SADC Region on Policy Analysis, Formulation, Advocacy, and Resource Mobilization using the Agricultural Innovation Systems-Policy Practice Index (AIS-PPI) Tool

Within the framework of cooperation between the Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) and the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA), and as a result of the MOU signed on the 19th of October 2020 by the two institutions, CCARDESA engaged ReNAPRI to facilitate a 4 Day Training workshop in the SADC …

Meebelo becomes Executive Director at the Secretariat of ReNAPRI

The Board of Directors of the Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI), during their Extraordinary Board Meeting held on 26th August 2021, approved the appointment of Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo as Executive Director at the ReNAPRI Secretariat. ReNAPRI is an African think tank comprising universally recognized national agricultural policy research centers, located in central, east, west, and southern Africa. …