Project Profile

A regional strategic analysis and knowledge support system for Southern Africa

Duration : January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2015
(Extended to December 31, 2016)

The overall goal of ReSAKSS Phase II is to consolidate ReSAKSS-SA as a leading knowledge management platform for strategic and operational information for their stakeholders (both state and non-state actors) involved with agricultural and rural development in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) countries leading to greater impact. The objectives are i) to continue the development of RESAKSS into a leading one-stop shop for strategic and operational information for the SADC region, ii) to provide technical assistance for the establishment of the country-owned knowledge support system following signing of their Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) compact and as part of implementation of their national agricultural investment plans, iii) to provide technical and analytical support for the full operationalisation of the CAADP monitoring and evaluation system and iv) to prepare local takeover of the management of ReSAKSS-SA at the end of the project

Location(s): South Africa
Project Contact: Matchaya, Greenwell
Donor(s): IFPRI (USAID and other donors)

Farmers cultivating lettuce, while another farmer digs a small canal (marwa) with a donkey, Egypt. Photo: cc: Hamish John Appleby/IWMI