Regional Platforms

West & Central Africa Subregional Platform

In its 2016–20 strategy, the Prolinnova network decided to create regional and subregional platforms of country-level multistakeholder networks (“Country Platforms”). The West & Central Africa (WCA) Subregional Platform includes the Country Platforms in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Mali and Senegal and is open to other Prolinnova Country Platforms that may become active again, such as …

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Asia & Pacific Regional Platform

In its 2016–20 strategy, the Prolinnova network decided to create regional and subregional platforms of country-level multistakeholder networks (“Country Platforms”). The Country Platforms in Cambodia, Nepal, Philippines, South India and Timor Leste are at an early stage of setting up a regional platform. They hope to advance this process through joint planning and implementation of …

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Eastern & Southern Africa Subregional Platform

In its 2016–20 strategy, the Prolinnova network decided to create regional and subregional platforms of country-level multistakeholder networks (“Country Platforms”). The Eastern & Southern Africa Subregional Platform includes the Country Platforms (CPs) in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe. It is also open to multistakeholder groups that want to promote farmer-led …

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Farmer-led Research Workshop introduction

On 12–14 May 2015, the West African Workshop on Approaches to Farmer-Led Research and Development in Francophone West Africa was held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The workshop was an initiative of a diverse group that included civil-society organisations partnering with Germany-based Misereor, members of the Prolinnova/PROFEIS[1]network in the region, the McKnight Foundation’s Collaborative Crop Research …

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Regional Platform Profile

Prolinnova–Andes was a regional initiative started by Vecinos Mundiales (World Neighbors), IIRR and Agrecol-Andes. Most of the activity has been in Bolivia. The multistakeholder platform sought to build partnerships in the Andean region (Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru) in order to join efforts and share experiences in such similar geographical, environmental, social, historical and economical conditions. …

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Misereor approves ELI-FaNS project in Africa!

A new 3-year project “Expanding the promotion of local innovation for food security and healthy nutrition to strengthen resilience with a focus on women” (ELI-FaNS) has been approved by Misereor/KZE (Catholic Central Agency for Development Aid), Germany. Starting in January 2023, it involves five Prolinnova Country Platforms (CPs) – in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya …

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2022 quarterly reports on Proli-GEAFaSa project

Rapports trimestriels sur le projet Proli-GEAFaSa 2022 Ces rapports portent sur les activités qui ont été mise en oeuvre au cours des trois premiers trimestres de l’Année 3 du projet « Promotion de l’Innovation Locale dans la Gestion de l’Eau en Agriculture Familiale au Sahel » (Proli-GEAFaSa), qui a démarré en janvier 2020 au Burkina …

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Catalogues d’innovations locales dans la gestion de l’eau / Catalogues of local innovation in water management

Les partenaires du projet Proli-GEAFaSa (Promotion de l’innovation locale dans la Gestion de l’Eau en Agriculture Familiale au Sahel), financé par Misereor, ont produit deux catalogues : l’un présentant 25 innovations locales développées par des paysans au Burkina Faso et l’autre présentant 25 innovations développées par des paysans au Sénegal. The partners in the Misereor-funded …

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Prolinnova at AU-EU Innovation Agenda event in Nairobi

Prolinnova’s Subregional Coordinator in Eastern & Southern Africa (ESA), Jacob Wanyama, was invited to present the Prolinnova network and approach at the AU-EU Innovation Agenda Stakeholder Event on 23–24 November 2022 in Nairobi. The event briefed the participants on the joint Innovation Agenda of the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) and gave them an opportunity to explain …

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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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Foire d’Innovation Paysanne juillet 2022

Prolinnova Afrique occidentale et centrale (AOC) a organisé une foire d’innovation paysanne à l’Hôtel de Ville de Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, du 18 au 20 juillet 2022, avec une exposition d’innovations locales liées à la gestion de l’eau agricole au Sénégal et au Burkina Faso. Pour plus d’informations, consultez le poster. Le rapport sur la foire …

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Annual report 2021 from West & Central Africa

The Prolinnova subregional platform in West & Central Africa (WCA) has been active during 2021 primarily through the activities of the Country Platforms (CPs). Most activities were implemented under externally funded projects under the Prolinnova umbrella. The subregional platform welcomed one new CP – in Benin – where local organisations gathered and discussed to set …

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Annual report 2020-21 from Eastern & Southern Africa

Upon completion of Year 2 of the SULCI-FaNS project (1 Oct 2020 to 30 Sept 2021), the Subregional Coordinator for Eastern & Southern Africa, Jacob Wanyama, compiled a brief report on the activities in the subregion related to network regionalisation, capacity building, documentation, networking, policy dialogue and fundraising. The 3-page report can be found here.

African Partners Workshop + SULCI-FaNS + Proli-GEAFaSa workshops Oct 2022

On 10–14 October 2022, the biennial Prolinnova African Partners Workshop (AfPW) was held back-to-back with the final workshops of the Proli-GEAFaSa and SULCI-FaNS projects. Prolinnova–Kenya, coordinated by World Neighbors, hosted the three events. Also representatives from the NaviNut project in Benin were invited to join the AfPW in Kenya; this provided an opportunity for exchange …

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