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Sustainable intensification of food production through resilient farming systems in West & North Africa

Deliverables

Socioeconomic and environmental screening metrics

Agreed set of metrics and Standard Operating Procedures for collecting data to assess impact of methods technologies and solutions developed by SustInAfrica on the environment social and economic systems

Demonstration trials

Detailed information on coselected demonstration trials their agroecological specifications and related societal environment

Project management guidelines

General information on SustInAfricas structure partnerships resources and methodologies to plan monitor and evaluate project progress

Quality assurance

Standards and produces set up to monitor and evaluate project progress

Farming practices overview

Open access database on sustainable farming practices and their efficacy and efficienc

Education and training concept

Target-oriented training programmes to integrate at FMP and to further implement per selected AEZ appropriate to inform and train the different stakeholders on recommended methods for sustainable intensification of agricultural farming systems in targeted AEZs and to ensure continuous transfer and uptake of suggest management practices.

Technology scores (readiness) 1

Analyse and score each technology for climate resilience environmental and social impact

Communication, exploitation, and dissemination strategy (DEC plan)

Includes goals for DEC activities target groups key messages channels timetables and responsibilities as well as standards and procedures for preparing writing and organising project deliverables reports and results for dissemination Includes a knowledge output table of expected and produced outputs

Implementation guidelines

Instructions how to repeat and implement best agricultural practices and crops in similar AEZs

Smart farming and monitoring technology overview

Report and database of recent research activities businesses research projects and initiatives and available technologies regarding the agricultural technology sector in Europe with relevance for sustainable intensification of smallholder farmers in Africa

Revised screening metrics

Revised metrics and Standard Operating Procedures for collecting data to assess impact of methods technologies and solutions developed by SustInAfrica on the environment social and economic systems

Replicability indicators

Set of replicability indicators for each of the proposed outcomes formulated

IP Frameworks

Reports in IP frameworks in each SustInAfrica country available on the Dashboard

Technology scores (readiness) 2

Analyse and score each technology for climate resilience, environmental, and social impact.

Risk management plan

Methods and processes for identifying and mitigating risks

Methodology workshop

Data and information for systematic reviews andor metaanalyses that are relevant for WPs 1 4 5

SustInAfrica webpage

Public project website including news outputs project info contact info and relevant links

1st in-person training

Training of professionals service providers and teachers

Data management plan (DMP)

Standards and procedures on data management and IPR

Communication tool kit

Templates and tools eg templates ICT tools appropriate to ensure consistency and proper reference

Survey and assessment tool box for data collection

Methodological approaches and tools for data collection and assessment of African farming systems

Publications

From waste to wonder? Scaling the off-farm production of organic and biofertilisers in Africa: A scoping study 

Author(s): Pierre Ellssel, Fortunate Nyakanda, Stéphanie Saussure, Hamada Abdelrahman, Nadege Amizero, Fatimah Von Abubakari, Esther Koopmanschap, Ioannis Dimitriou, Helena Posthumus, Bernhard Freyer
Published in: """Competing pathways for equitable food systems transformation: trade-offs and synergies""", 2023
Publisher: Eric Tielkes (Ed.)

Drought monitoring / prediction using remotely-sensed data and SSP climate change scenarios in a Tunisian olive orchard

Author(s): Zare, M.; Hobart, M.; Boussadia, O.; Ben-Hamouda, A.; Chaieb, N; Ellssel, P.; Schirrmann, M.
Published in: """Competing pathways for equitable food systems transformation: trade-offs and synergies""", 2023
Publisher: Eric Tielkes (Ed.)

PHOTOGRAMMETRICALLY ASSESSED SMALLHOLDER PINEAPPLE FIELDS IN GHANA USING SMALL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

Author(s): """Marius Hobart, Eugene Anin-Adjei, Emmanuel Hanyabui, Godwin Badu-Marfo, Nina Schiller, Michael Schirrmann"""
Published in: """PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2nd African Conference on Precision Agriculture (AfCPA)""", 2022
Publisher: African Plant Nutrition Institute

Convergence and divergence of smart and precision farming technologies, agroecological principles and smallholder agriculture in Africa

Author(s): Pierre Ellssel, Marius Hobart, Bernhard Freyer, Michael Schirrmann, Stephanie Saussure, Nils Borchard
Published in: Can agroecological farming feed the world? Farmers' and academia's views, 2022
Publisher: Eric Tielkes (Ed.)
DOI: 10.13140/rg.2.2.27858.84167

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