In the aftermath of the UN Climate Change Conference COP27 which is taking place this year in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, for the first time in Africa since 2016, the Scientific Coordination Office Bavaria-Africa of the Bavarian Research Alliance organises an online Cooperation Lounge “Bavaria-Africa – Research and Innovation for Global Climate Action” on 23-24 November 2022. The event is supported by the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN). Part of the event are 1:1 matchmaking meetings.

At COP27 countries come together to take action towards achieving the world’s collective climate goals as agreed under the Paris Agreement and the Convention

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Striga weeds

Striga or 'witchweeds' are parasitic weeds that affect cereal crops in many parts of Africa, reducing production from 30 to 100%, or complete loss of the crop. If maize plants are attacked by both stemborers and striga weed, the yield... Continue Reading…


I am delighted that our new contribution on smallholder cereal production is now published in @ASD_INRAE. We reviewed the ancient milpa and the PPT and propose their combination to maximize benefits.
@eap_martin @WoleOlagoke @upscale_h2020

'Fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, is a serious invasive pest in Africa but “Push- Pull” companion cropping can substantially reduce infestation.'
#pestcontrol #agroecology #H2020

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