South Africa

South Africa Country Platform

About the South Africa Country Platform

The Institute of Natural Resources (INR) is the facilitating NGO for Prolinnova-South Africa, which aims to build and strengthen partnerships between the various stakeholders involved in agricultural research and development in South Africa. The platform in South Africa was launched in 2004. Projects that have been undertaken by Prolinnova-South Africa have included: Farmer Access to …

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Two Prolinnova–South Africa articles in “Appropriate Technology”

In the December 2022 issue of the Appropriate Technology magazine, there are two articles written by people involved in the Prolinnova network in South Africa: Using Mohlopi tree roots to make caffeine-free coffee in Limpopo Province, South Africa, by Ernest Letsoalo, Richard Chuene & Believe Hlahla (pp 18–19) Rural South African women collaborate with engineer for better …

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Prolinnova Subregional Coordinator visits CPs in Southern Africa

In June 2022, the Prolinnova Subregional Coordinator in Eastern & Southern Africa, Jacob Wanyama, visited the Country Platforms (CP) in South Africa (Limpopo Province) and Mozambique. The main aims were to become better acquainted with and advise the work of Prolinnova–SA, especially related to institutionalising PID within the University of Limpopo and government research institutions, …

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African Partners Workshop

Prolinnova-SA participated in the virtual Africa Partners Workshop that took place in October 2020 – see the screen shot! AttachmentSize opening_session.jpg152.18 KB

Annual report 2020 from Prolinnova-South Africa

2020 was a quiet year for Prolinnova- South Africa, and also a stressful one for everyone, with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. An overview of key activities in the year can be found here. Prolinnova-SA annual report 2021

2018 annual report Prolinnova-South Africa

The Prolinnova-South Africa coordinator reports very briefly on activities related to promoting local innovation in the country and subregion in 2018, which included backstopping other Country Platforms (CPs) and coordinating multi-CP project-acquisition efforts. See the one-page report here.

2017 annual report Prolinnova-South Africa

The coordinator of Prolinnova-South Africa gives a brief report on activities in 2017, including representation of the Prolinnova partners in Eastern & Southern Africa in the AFAAS (African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services) meeting in Durban, South Africa. The one-page report can be found here.

AFAAS/GFRAS event on Developing Local Extension Capacity, Durban, South Africa

On 4 November 2017, upon the invitation of Max Olupot (AFAAS), Brigid Letty (a member of Prolinnova-South Africa and a member of the Prolinnova taskforce for the Eastern and Southern Africa Sub-region) attended an event that was a joint initiative of GFRAS (Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services) and AFAAS (African Forum for Agricultural Advisory …

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Training & mentorship in PID in South Africa

Cases of joint experimentation – Outcomes and lessons learnt August 2015 to July 2016 A training programme, conducted in collaboration with the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), funded by Nuffic involved two workshops and a period of practical application of the principles covered in the workshops. The final report documents the cases of joint experimentation undertaken …

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PID training report and feedback session

A training programme, conducted in collaboration with KIT, has been funded by Nuffic and has involved two workshops and a period of practical application of the principles covered in the workshops. The training programme was requested by Mahlathini Development Foundation and was supported by Institute of Natural Resources NPC. PID Training Report Workshop  PID Feedback Session …

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