In a recently released publication, African scientists stress the vulnerability of West Africa to climate change impacts. The published volume is a compendium of papers presented at the conference on climate change and food security in West Africa.
In-depth national studies on land, climate, energy, agriculture and development in the 11 Sahel countries show how manifold potentials of the region could be better harnessed.
Blog Post by Benjamin K. Addom and Heike Baumüller, originally published a part of a series of blog posts on the release of the 2020 Annual Trends and Outlook Report (ATOR).
Africa has the potential to secure its supply of food for affordable and healthy diets from the sustainable use of its own resources, but significant investments and policies are needed to transform this potential into reality.
PARI Reasearch Fellow Dr. Thomas Daum was awarded the Josef G. Knoll European Science Award 2020 for his work on “The potential of smartphone apps to collect self-recorded data in agricultural households. A study on time-use in Zambia”.
AKADEMIYA2063 has published a broad data, analytics and communications agenda on the impacts of and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic…
ZEF/PARI in collaboration with the SADC Research Center conducted a rapid phone survey of close to 600 companies in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa in May 2020 to understand the impacts in on the African food and beverage manufacturing industry.
This blog post by ZEF researchers Lukas Kornher and Tekalign Sakketa discusses the impact of Covid-19 on global food markets and food security.
PARI researchers from the Hans Ruthenberg-Institute of Agricultural Science in the Tropics from the University of Hohenheim traveled to India to learn about the current stage of digital applications for livestock farming in India.
The prevailing modernist view of African agriculture, focusing on tech, may not be enough to entice young Africans to pick up farming. Africa’s youngsters have a very different idea of what their ideal farm would look like, says researcher Thomas Daum.
PARI researchers visited the offices of AERC to discuss practical steps to implement the newly signed partnership between AERC and PARI. With this partnership, PARI aims to contribute to AERC’s effort at enhancing the capacity building for economic policy research and graduate training in sub-Saharan Africa.
PARI researcher Thomas Daum together with Hannes Buchwald received a prestigious prize for their App Time Tracker.