Call for Research Proposals - Programme of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation

Applications should be sent to the below address by the 14 September 2019:
The Director of Training
African Economic Research Consortium
P.O. Box 62882 – 00200
Nairobi Kenya,
Or by email to the following address:

The research themes relate to innovative approaches to stimulating the economic development of rural areas in Africa, with a focus on sustainable agricultural growth and food system development, including the following:

a) Mechanization, automation and skill development in agricultural production and food processing;
b) Digitalization in agriculture, food and nutrition;
c) Enhancing opportunities for the youth in the rural economy;
d) Employment opportunities in agricultural production and in post-production segments of the value chain;
e) Inputs use in agriculture (seed, fertilizer, pesticides, irrigation, other technologies);
f) Potentials for and innovations in livestock and livestock products development in Africa
g) Improving the policy context and contributing to evidence-based policy processes.

To read more about this position, click here, or read the attached document.