BRECcIA defines dry lands in Malawi, Ghana and Kenya with Stakeholders

Institutions in Africa and UK implementing a project called Building Research Capacity for Sustainable Water and Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa (BRECcIA) LEAD SEA and IIED are the impact partners in the consortium and take lead in stakeholder engagement to co-design the BRECcIA project with stakeholders in Africa. The first …

Reflecting on our first Malawi stakeholder workshop

By Matt Kandel and Claire Bedelian On 30 October 2018 BRECcIA held the first of its three country-level stakeholder workshops in Salima, Malawi. LEAD, along with Chancellor College, University of Malawi, organised and facilitated the workshop. Early Career Researchers for BRECcIA who travelled to Malawi to attend the workshop came …

Transforming African Agriculture: Eyes In The Sky, Smart Techs On The Ground

UAS Capacity Building Workshop 11-18 July, 2018, Lusaka, Zambia Mathews Tsirizeni, LEAD, Malawi There is a consensus that smallholder farming needs to become more productive, more sustainable and more profitable. Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) – or drone-based systems – services can contribute towards these goals by bringing some of the …