Sudan Country Platform

Host organisation: National Center for Research

Contact persons:

(Ms) Mawahib Ahmed (ahmed.mawahib@gmail.com)

Mohamed Yousif Mabrouk, Sudanese Environment Conservation Society, NSC Chair (mohamedmabrouk.zoa@gmail.com)

 

About the Sudan Country Platform

The Prolinnova initiative in Sudan aims at building/strengthening partnerships between the different stakeholders involved in agriculture, natural resource management, agricultural research and development in the country. The preparatory work started in 2004 by contacting the concerned government institutions, namely the Technology Transfer and Extension Administration (TTEA) and the Agricultural Research and Technology Corporation (ARC). The Prolinnova-Sudan Country …

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Prolinnova-Sudan activities 2017-19

1/ Prolinnova–Sudan Country Platform (CP) meeting Prolinnova–Sudan meeting in National Centre for Research (NCR) on 27–29 Oct 2017 in Khartoum (Photo: Ahmed Salem) Key Prolinnova guidelines presented by Amanuel Assefa, ESA coordinator on 28 Oct 2017 (Photo: Ahmed Salem) This meeting succeeeded in reactivating Prolinnova–Sudan and selecting the National Steering Committee and NCR as host …

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Prolinnova-Sudan field study leads to catalogue of ITK/local innovations

Researched & written by Nageb Ibrahim Bakheit “The real classroom is outside. Get out into it!” A. Introduction: A Sudanese proverb goes “He who forgets his past is lost” (Ibn Oaf translation, 2008). Indigenous technical knowledge (ITK) might be old, but need not be outmoded. ITKs were cost-effective, locally available, and mostly organic in nature, …

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Study visit by PID trainees from Sudan & South Sudan to Kenya

For professionals in two universities in Sudan and South Sudan, Nuffic (Netherlands) is supporting tailor-made training in farmer-led participatory innovation development (PID), an approach that puts small-scale farmers at the centre of the research and development process. In order to facilitate practical learning about PID, the trainees were hosted by Prolinnova–Kenya to visit its Kisumu …

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Prolinnova–Sudan national workshop to promote farmer-selected pearl millet variety

On 31 January 2013, Prolinnova–Sudan held a national workshop in El Obied Agricultural Research Station, North Kordofan, to promote the newly released, farmer-selected pearl millet variety Wadelbashir. SOS Sahel–Sudan, the NGO that coordinates Prolinnova–Sudan, collaborated with El Obied Research Station and the Climate Change Network in organising this event. Back in 2009, when Prolinnova–Sudan was …

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