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A long-term EU-Africa research and innovation partnership on food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture

December 2016 - November 2021

Project Summary

  • Preparation and implementation of a joint call for proposals for collaborative R&I projects between European and African partners which will contribute to the coordination and increase of joint activities between R&I institutions, and their programmes across European Union Member States (and associated countries) and African countries.
  • Launching other activities, in particular identification and test of innovative instruments for alignment and collaboration in research, innovation, capacity strengthening and infrastructure development; communication and dissemination of results emerging from LEAP-AGRI activities; definition of a joint Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda in the FNSSA domain; and consultation and liaison with relevant stakeholder communities, including research, the private sector, civil-society organizations and governments in Europe and Africa
  • Projects follow-up and monitoring
  • Knowledge sharing and research uptake
  • Feeding the EU- Africa long-term partnership in Research and Innovation on food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture
Source of funding : European Commission
Total budget : 33 283 964,00 €
Partners :
  • Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) - Francia
  • Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD) - Francia
  • Agence Française de Développement (AFD) - Francia
  • Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS) - Belgio
  • National Research Foundation (NRF) - Sudafrica
  • Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA) - Spagna
  • The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) - Turchia
  • Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) - Uganda