Andes Liaison Scientist Julio Postigo will be transitioning out of his role with the program by the end of 2018. The CCRP program wishes to acknowledge and thank Julio for his important contributions to the program. More than two and a half years ago, Julio stepped into the Liaison Scientist...
Farewell to Andes Liaison Scientist Julio Postigo
30th November 2018
Access Agriculture work recognized with “iStandOut” award
11th November 2018
Access Agriculture was recently awarded Prize Digital for Development’s (D4D) ‘iStandOut’ award during an October ceremony in Belgium. Access Agriculture is an international NGO that hosts nearly 200 videos in 75 languages, all freely downloadable. Development organizations, extension services, TV...
Sustainable Development Solutions Network's e-conference on responding to fall armyworm a success
9th November 2018
The SDSN’s 22-26 October e-conference on “Responding to Fall Armyworm in Africa” was a tremendous success. Over 500 people registered for the week, 70% of whom reside in Africa. Each daily session was well attended, attracting between 100 and 350 views. Participant also engaged with the...
2018 - Quarter Three Newsletter
6th November 2018
The McKnight Foundation board of directors approved seven CCRP project grants during its August board meeting. Learn more about these projects and get the latest updates from each region in this, the third quarterly newsletter of 2018.
Two fall armyworm videos developed, help farmers combat the pest
24th October 2018
The fall armyworm outbreak has been a continuing source of distress to farmers and others across Africa, and has now reached India. With support from the CCRP, Paul van Mele of AgroInsight teamed up with Allan Hruska of the FAO to produce two videos about fall armyworm and to translate the...
Sustainable Development Solutions Network to host carbon-free e-conference on responding to the fall armyworm outbreak in Africa
20th September 2018
22-26 October - Free online participation!Two years ago, fall armyworm (FAW) arrived in Africa. What we have learned so far? What are effective strategies in reaching farmers across the continent? How effective have responses so far been? What are the long-term consequences of these responses? What...