Sentinel holds final partner workshop
Ahead of Sentinel’s project close at the end of March 2022, partners came together in mid-February to hold a final project workshop.
From New Zealand to Africa: managing land use trade-offs
As part of the Sentinel project, IIED has developed a new virtual training tool for analysing trade-offs in land use decisions.
Sentinel qualitative research commences in Ghana through online training
In May this year, the qualitative research to examine the Sentinel project’s key research questions kicked off across the three project countries of Ethiopia, Ghana and Zambia. However logistical delays put the research in Ghana on hold.
Through the Sentinel Project, RUFORUM trains masters and doctoral students in practical econometric modelling using STATA
Effective policymaking require rigorous evidence to be generated to guide the design and implementation of interventions that support social and economic wellbeing of citizens.
Can agriculture 4.0 technology adoption reduce agricultural expansion in sub-Saharan Africa?
Conversations around how to ensure sufficient food for the growing sub-Saharan African (SSA) population are driving discussions among agricultural policy makers on how to promote food self-sufficiency.
RUFORUM trains masters and doctoral students on grant proposal development through the Sentinel Project
In recent times, there have been declining funding levels for the agricultural sector and university education coupled with institutional reforms that are characterized by institutionalization of competitive grants.
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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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