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Career Opportunity: IIED Agricultural Expansion Consultant
IIED is seeking a research consultant to work with us on research into drivers of agricultural expansion in sub-Saharan Africa.
RUFORUM-Sentinel PhD students share their progress and personal reflections
As part of its capacity strengthening strategy, Sentinel has awarded small research grants to 25 PhD candidates in sub-Saharan Africa to carry out novel, relevant research at the agricultural/environment nexus.
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Meeting the proposed United Nation’s 2030 agenda for sustainable development requires that we make informed and effective evidence-based decisions now.
Amidst COVID-19, Sentinel trains RUFORUM PhD students in qualitative research design, data collection, analysis, and presentation
The impact of COVID-19 has been felt heavily in all sectors globally and it is still wreaking havoc on economies.
Achieving national food self-sufficiency or protecting forests? Join Sentinel colleagues debating the trade-offs
On 4 December 2020 Sentinel colleagues welcome you to a session on ’Understanding and managing food security – nature conservation trade-offs: concepts and methods for decision-making’.
Shining the spotlight on Ghana’s RUFORUM PhD candidates
When the Sentinel project began in 2017 it put out a call for proposals from PhD candidates through its partner, The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). Candidates were asked to propose topics on:
Sharing experiences on reconnaissance survey implementation in Zambia
The Sentinel Zambia reconnaissance survey was implemented from 15 August to 28 September 2019 in the Kazungula, Katete, Kaoma, Kapiri Mposhi and Zambezi districts of Zambia.
Truly transformative change is key to combating the biodiversity crisis
Recounting Ghana’s reconnaissance survey experience
The field team working on the Sentinel programme’s reconn