This project aims to strength individual and institutional capacities in selected African countries to analyze and transform food systems to deliver food security, nutrition, food safety, and human and environmental health in a gender-equitable manner.
Research in Action
Food and Agriculture
The pressing issue of widespread unemployment among youth across Africa and the economic marginalization that results from many years of "jobless growth" is linked to civil unrest and a host of social ills.
Women smallholder livestock farmers are hindered in accessing and using livestock vaccines due to low levels of awareness, high acquisition costs, accessibility, and unequal gender relations at the household level.
The Mozambique government and other development partners have invested significant efforts in revitalizing and expanding smallholder irrigation schemes to improve agricultural productivity, increase food security, reduce poverty, and increase resilience to climate variability.