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About RAEIN-Africa

Our  mission is to promote systems and evidence-based approaches in the development of knowledge, technologies and innovations for food security and nutrition security, biodiversity conservation, climate resilience, and wealth creation, and in relevant policies (at all levels) for African communities. RAEIN-Africa works to achieve food security, nutrition security, a sustainable environment and to eradicate poverty.                                                                              

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The Multi-Country Project to Strengthen Institutional Capacities on LMO Testing in Support of National Decision Making (MCP-ICLT) is a four-year, UNEP-GEF funded project led by RAEIN-Africa in collaboration with six partner countries; Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, and Mozambique. The project purpose is to contribute to ensuring an adequate level of protection in the field of safe transfer, handling, transport, and use of LMOs resulting from modern biotechnology 


RAEIN-Africa’s thematic focus areas are built on the African Union (AU) target “to eliminate hunger and food insecurity by 2025”. The AU Agenda 2063 aims at transforming Africa’s agriculture for achieving food and nutrition security to realize sustained economic growth, through the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) and the 2014 Malabo Declaration on Agriculture. RAEIN-Africa commits to supporting a long-term sustainable development trajectory that is economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.

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Food security, Nutrition Security & Livelihoods
Food and nutrition insecurity is one of the main development challenges facing many African countries. Marginalized communities in the region are continuously challenged by low crop and livestock productivity , decreasing trends in GDP, high inflation rates, low levels of innovation and investments, unpredictable climatic conditions and shortage of energy sources....
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Climate Change& Biodiversity Conservation

Africa is characterized by extreme variations in climatic conditions with increasingly frequent drought and flood events. A significant population of southern Africa derives its main livelihood from the fragile environment. Limited climate adaptation and mitigation strategies have exacerbated the situation. High levels of deforestation, over-utilization of biodiversity and a myriad of ....
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Policy & Governance

Public participation in policy formulation and governance remains one of the key requirements for the development of an enabling policy and regulatory environment necessary for maximizing the benefits of science and technology in SADC. RAEIN-Africa has supported the establishment and development of innovation platforms on public participation in... read more
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