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Knowledge Management Cafe: Gender Responsive and Disability Inclusive Knowledge Management for African Agricultural Transformation

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Fostering gender-responsive innovation adoption among smallholder farmers in Africa

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Blog #4 - Institutionalising collaboration through InfoRange Community Committees in Namibia and Kenya

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First Major Workshop of Key Stakeholders in Tamale, Ghana

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Insights into the research project INTERFACES

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Impression Video Tropentag 2023

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INTERFACES Colloquium Series - Overview

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Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa: Improving livelihoods through local research

Funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), within the strategy of its platform Research for Sustainability (Forschung für Nachhaltigkeit, FONA), the INTERFACES Project works with four other regional projects to strengthen the integration, coherence and reach in the area of sustainable land management.

INTERFACES

Supporting Pathways to Sustainable Land Management in Africa

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COINS

Co-developing innovations for sustainable land management in West African smallholder farming systems

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DecLaRe

Decision support for strengthening land resilience in the face of global challenges

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InfoRange

Increasing efficiency in rangeland-based livestock value chains through machine learning approaches and digital technologies

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Minodu

Fostering local sustainable development through technology and research

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News

21st May 2024
Theory of Change and Social Learning for Sustainable Land Management at the University of Parakou, Benin
7th May 2024
Panel "Science in Support of Combatting Land Degradation"

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, the INTERFACES team at IDOS in collaboration with the NGO “Let’s Plant!” is organising an evening event.

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8th March 2024
INTERFACES Briefing Series

Our first edition of the new Briefing Series is now available.

In honour of international women’s day, our first Briefing Series looks at how gender-responsive innovation adoption can be fostered in Africa.

In honour of international women’s day, the first INTERFACES Briefing Series looks at how gender-responsive innovation adoption can be fostered in Africa.

11th December 2023
German and African Institutions Partner with Stakeholders to Create an Inclusive Knowledge Hub on SLM for Northern Ghana
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Blog #4 - Institutionalising collaboration through InfoRange Community Committees in Namibia and Kenya

Our bi-monthly blog is intended for project staff as well as interested stakeholders from science, policy and practice, to share experiences and mutually learn. It is an opportunity to showcase the multi-faceted nature in which we improve livelihoods and support sustainable land management through local research.

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Blog #3 - Socio-economic Survey of Farmers in the Senegal River Valley

Our bi-monthly blog is intended for project staff as well as interested stakeholders from science, policy and practice, to share experiences and mutually learn. It is an opportunity to showcase the multi-faceted nature in which we improve livelihoods and support sustainable land management through local research.

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Blog #2 - Highlights from 2023 and Planned Activities for 2024

Our bi-monthly blog is intended for project staff as well as interested stakeholders from science, policy and practice, to share experiences and mutually learn. It is an opportunity to showcase the multi-faceted nature in which we improve livelihoods and support sustainable land management through local research.  

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Blog #1 - Connecting Climate Knowledge Across Continents

Our bi-monthly blog is intended for project staff as well as interested stakeholders from science, policy and practice, to share experiences and mutually learn. It is an opportunity to showcase the multi-faceted nature in which we improve livelihoods and support sustainable land management through local research.

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RURAL21 - Research Article

The INTERFACES project backs four regional ventures run by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and aimed at promoting sustainable land management in sub-Saharan Africa. Its mission focuses on developing change strategies to boost innovation and implementation processes. Link to article below.

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Fostering gender-responsive innovation adoption among smallholder farmers in Africa

Fostering new farming practices and innovation adoption among female and male smallholder farmers, including marginalised groups requires addressing the economic, environmental and socio-cultural dimensions of development and contribute to social justice and gender equity. This is not a self-evident process as some innovations have contributed to adverse environmental or social effects, resulting in low adoption rates and unsuccessful scaling of innovations. In this briefing series we highlight the reasons for low adoption rates among smallholder farmers and how gender-responsive innovation adoption can be fostered.

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