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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Crossing Continents, Learning Together

Global network

Powering Up Knowledge Exchange To Support The Global Goals The Growing Research Capability call of the UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) “…. was developed to grow research capacity around the globe and to strengthen and broaden skills and expertise to address specific challenges of developing regions and countries”. As a knowledge-exchange professional, when that […]

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Communicating Research – Part Two: It’s good to listen

Group discussion on the various irrigation scheduling technologies

Working with local communities for wider adoption of agricultural technologies in rural Africa In the first part of this blog I described the challenge of food security in Africa and the need for better knowledge exchange between researchers and stakeholders, including farmers and growers.  I wrote about our knowledge exchange activities at Crops Research Institute […]

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Communicating Research – Part One: It’s good to talk

Knowledge exchange program at Akumadan, April 28th 2020

Working with local communities for wider adoption of agricultural technologies in rural Africa There is no doubt that having access to sufficient nutritious food remains an urgent priority for many millions of people across Africa. The 2020 Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC 2020), published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation in August 2020, […]

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