CAFP’s approach and specific research themes and activities are consistent with the
objectives and focal areas of National Development Strategies and country’s agriculture
sector priorities, the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), the
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our approach include, but not limited to, the
- Partnering with government, farmer unions, academic institutions, cooperating
partners, civil society, individual analysts and decision makers;
Integrating research, outreach, capacity building, and institutional strengthening
policy development and implementation;
Conducting policy analysis with attention to implementation, in particular provide
input and technical support to actualize, monitor, evaluate and learn lessons from
implementing the country’s agricultural transformation strategy.
“Disaggregated” research that looks below the macro level to examine sub national,
community household, and gender-level impacts, and fully explore the dynamics of
poverty, gender and agriculture.
Taking into account how regional agricultural and food security challenges affect
Zimbabwe’s policy decision processes and vice versa.