CORAF

Leading Agricultural Innovation in West and Central Africa

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WHY WE DO IT?

Most of the 430 million people in our region face food and nutrition insecurity. To reverse this trend and tackle the growing poverty, rapid population growth, climate change, and price volatility requires robust science. Find out how we do this.

One of our central mission is to accelerate technology adoption.

We operate 9 centers of excellence specializing on a priority commodity.

Our diffusion and adoption model relies on innovation platforms.

About 100 Million Farmers are using improved technologies.

We systematically document the latest about our activities and impacts.

Our Vision for the Future

We see a future where people and communities in West and Central Africa achieve food and nutrition security and are prosperous.

 

Quick Facts since 2008

   

400

Improved technologies generated
   

100 Million

Farmers using improved technologies
   

45%

Female Farmers having better access to resources
   

335

Innovation Platforms created
   

1 206

Young scientists trained in MSc & PhD
   

97

Small and medium-sized enterprises supported
   

800 000

Farmers and users trained
   

10 000

Tons of quality seeds produced

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