Shining the spotlight on Ghana’s RUFORUM PhD candidates
When the Sentinel project began in 2017 it put out a call for proposals from PhD candidates through its partner, The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). Candidates were asked to propose topics on:
Sharing experiences on reconnaissance survey implementation in Zambia
The Sentinel Zambia reconnaissance survey was implemented from 15 August to 28 September 2019 in the Kazungula, Katete, Kaoma, Kapiri Mposhi and Zambezi districts of Zambia.
Truly transformative change is key to combating the biodiversity crisis
Recounting Ghana’s reconnaissance survey experience
The field team working on the Sentinel programme’s reconn
How Country Advisory Groups are helping achieve Sentinel's objectives
Crosscutting all of Sentinel’s objectives is the theme of stakeholder engagement.
Engage and exchange: researchers and farmers collaborate in Zambia workshop
A visit to Nansongwa village in south-west Zambia (one of the villages included in the reconnaissance survey [https://www.sentinel-gcrf.org/reconnais
Sentinel partners take stock and plan, with two years to go
In early November, Sentinel partners from Ethiopia, Ghana, Zambia and the UK met in Livingstone, Zambia. The agenda was to review progress, share experiences and learning, and plan activities for the remaining two years of the project.
Socioeconomic impacts of agricultural expansion: what we have learnt so far
Reconnaissance surveys have been successfully conducted in Zambia, Ghana, and Ethiopia. Our three in-country partners are now at different stages of their site report writing to inform the Zambia workshop.
Large-scale, freely available data for Ghana, Ethiopia, and Zambia
We need appropriate spatial data to understand how agricultural development has been affecting the environment in Ghana, Ethiopia, and Zambia to date. At UCL, we have been looking to large-scale, freely available data sources to see which might b
Sentinel’s communicators sharpen skills in learning exchange
IIED’s Communications Learning Week in late June hosted by the institute’s communications team was timely and highly opportune for the Sentinel project.