National Coordinating Institutions
At a national level, RAEIN-Africa partners with organisations that share common goals representing public research and development institutions, academic institutions, policy-making and regulatory bodies, civil society, farmer representatives etc. The key issues the partners work include research, technical advisory, policy development and general capacity development across these thematic focus areas: Agriculture, Environment, and Science and Technology. National activities are coordinated by the National Coordinating Agencies (NCA). RAEIN-Africa draws Memorandum of Understanding with the NCAs. The National Coordinating Agencies:
- Manage, coordinate, and report on the outcomes of the RAEIN-Africa partners’ activites at national levelLiaise directly with the RAEIN-Africa regional office and ensures that implementing partners prepare the technical and financial report, including work plans and budgets
- Ensure adequate articulation of national activities and priorities
- Ensure project implementation compliance of RAEIN-Africa’s and other funding partners’ requirements and policies.Coordinate and update the projects’ national monitoring and evaluation activities.
- Support RAEIN-Africa and funding partners’ field mission.Coordinate and support regional consultants assigned to the projects’ national capacity building activities.Ensure inter-institutional coordination and stakeholder participation in support of projects implementation. To date, the network has active nodes in the following counties: