AVANTI – advancing knowledge for agricultural impact

2018-2020; IFAD; Multi-country

Itad, in partnership with Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, has been awarded a grant by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for the implementation of a tool that will enable national governments to self-assess, identify strengths and gaps and develop action plans on how to strengthen capacities to measure Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

This project, known as AVANTI – Advancing Knowledge for Agricultural Impact, will involve the adaptation of an existing tool (CAP-Scan) to the Agriculture and Rural sectors (AG-Scan).  The project targets government departments delivering on SDGs relevant to agriculture. The application of this tool is in itself a capacity development exercise. Through nationally owned self-assessments AVANTI seeks to enhance buy in and locally driven solutions to measuring SDGs. The programme has a strong knowledge component in which knowledge generated through AG-Scans will be shared in different global platforms and across participating countries. The approach will be rolled out in up to 20 IFAD borrowing countries globally from 2018 to 2020.

To find out more about the project, visit the AVANTI website: avantiagriculture.org

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For more information please contact:

Ethel Sibanda
T: 01273 200723