AKILIMO Nigeria Association (ANA) paid a courtesy visit to High Chief Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja, former Executive Governor of Oyo State on 5th September 2022 at his residence in Ibadan. The visit is part of a move to secure a sustainable future for AKILIMO beyond the lifespan of the ACAI project by bringing on board the former Governor as one of the Board of Trustees of ANA in Nigeria.
Tanzanian high school students request agricultural training from IITA
Carl R. Rogers gives meaning to the request presented to IITA–CGIAR by Kibaha Boys High School students during the farmers’ field day held recently in Kibaha.
Cassava guides distributed to partners for continue use of AKILIMO
The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) team handed over cassava guides to partners for continued use of AKILIMO at their organizations. Swahili and English-language cassava guides were distributed to all partners who attended the workshop held recently in Morogoro.
AKILIMO Tanzania becomes an Association
AKILIMO Tanzania officially changed its name to AKILIMO Tanzania Association during the workshop meeting held in Morogoro. This indicates that the sustainability of AKILIMO has a bright future since the changes focused on finding ways for partners to run AKILIMO as their own platform easily and in a profitable manner, generating funds by themselves as well as ensuring farmers keep accessing AKILIMO services.
AFRIFARM Engaged AKILIMO For Training Of Trainers.
Between November 2021 and April 2022, Afrifarm & Seeders Limited (ASL) collaborated with various value chain actors and African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) partners to implement a variety of activities
AKILIMO CONTENT LINKED WITH DIDACTICAL SKILLS WITH iCRA
A five-day AKILIMO training of trainers (ToT) was conducted by the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) in conjunction with the International Centre for Development-Oriented Research in Agriculture (iCRA) on the use and integration of AKILIMO TOOLS in the workplace. This
Research and development partners’ stakeholders benefit from digital skills through ODK training.
The research stakeholders’ representatives from Tanzania Research Institute (TARI), Zanzibar Research Institute (ZARI) and development partners from Tanzania Youth Espouse for Gender and Development (TYEGD), ELCT/NWD and KOLPING society of Tanzania had benefited from ODK training provided by the African
INTEGRATION OF AKILIMO IN AFRIFARM SYNC OPERATIONS
AfriFarm Sync, a secondary partner of the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI), has chosen AKILIMO as an extension tool for cassava farmer training.
AKILIMO NIGERIA REGISTERS AS AN ASSOCIATION
As the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) project gradually ends, a meeting of the AKILIMO Nigeria members was called to discuss, among other things, the continuity and sustainability of AKILIMO, a product of ACAI.
KOLPING FARMERS GROUPS PURCHASED FERTILIZERS FROM NOTORE
During the planning meeting for the year, the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) developed plans for partners to integrate their work to facilitate continued use of AKILIMO after the end of the ACAI project.