LEAP-Agri funded projects


LEAP-Agri – List of projects selected for funding


Project Title

Indicative list of countries Involved



Co-innovations across scales to enhance sustainable intensification, resilience, and food and nutritional security in water-managed agricultural systems in West Africa

Burkina Faso, Ghana, Netherlands, Senegal, Spain


Multi-sectoral strategy for brucellosis control in Eastern Africa

Germany, Kenya, Spain, Uganda


Participatory Pathways to Sustainable Intensification. Innovation platforms to integrate leguminous crops and inoculants into small-scale agriculture and local value chains

Finland, Ghana, Norway, Uganda


Sustainable intensification of fruit production systemes through innovative pest biocontrol technologies

Belgium, Finland, France, Kenya, Senegal


Education and Training for Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition in East Africa

Germany, Kenya, Netherlands, Uganda


Empowering small-scale farmers (SPEAR): towards the SDGs through participative, innovative and sustainable livestock and poultry value chains (LPVC)

Ghana, Kenya, Norway, Senegal, Spain

Project AFRICA

On-site air-to-fertilizer mini-plants relegated by sensor-based ICT technology to foster African agriculture

Germany, Ghana, Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, Uganda


Sustainable Transition to Entrepreneurial Production in Agriculture through Upgrading

Germany, Kenya, Netherlands, Uganda


Improving nutritional quality and stability of palm oil produced by African smallholders to fulfil African consumers’ needs

Cameroon, France, Germany, Ghana


Promote ecological intensification and inclusive value chains for sustainable African milk sourcing

Burkina Faso, France, Kenya, Madagascar, Netherlands, Senegal


Roles of Agroforestry in sustainable intensification of small farMs and food SEcurity for SocIetIes in West Africa

Burkina Faso, France, Netherlands, Senegal


Ecosmart Alternative Control Strategies against T. annulata and its Tick Vectors

Algeria, Egypt, Portugal, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Long term Europe-Africa Research Network

Cameroon, Germany, Netherlands, South Africa


Phenotyping the banana biodiversity to identify climate smart varieties with optimal market potential in Africa and Europe

Belgium, Kenya, Spain, Uganda


Partnerships for Healthy Diets and Nutrition in Urban African Food Systems – evidence and strategies

Ghana, South Africa, Uganda, Germany, The Netherlands


University-based Community Action Research for Increasing viability of cereal-legume value chains towards improved nutrition and livelihoods in sub-Sahara Africa

Kenya, Netherlands, Portugal, Uganda


Strengthening innovation support SERVices to enhance INNOVations for sustainable food production, ensuring well-being of rural populations and reducing environmental degradation and resource depletion

Burkina Faso, Cameroon, France, Germany, Madagascar


Exploring food system transformations in rapidly changing African cities

Belgium, Netherlands, South Africa, Uganda


Small Fish and Food Security: Towards innovative integration of fish in African food systems to improve nutrition

Germany, Ghana, Kenya, Netherlands, Norway, Uganda


CASsava Sustainable Advancement & Nurturing by discovery of Disease Resistance Alleles

Belgium, France, Kenya, South Africa


Genetic characterization of cattle populations for optimized performance in African ecosystems

Egypt, Finland, Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, Uganda


Multivalent inactivated vaccine against heartwater in Africa

Benin, Burkina Faso, France, Niger, Portugal, South Africa


Agricultural Trade and Market Access for Food Security: Micro- and Macro-level Insights for Africa

Belgium, Germany, Ghana, Netherlands, Senegal, South Africa


Enhancing food and nutrition security through promotion of edible insects value chain in Eastern Africa

Belgium, Germany, Kenya, Uganda


Innovative approaches to value-addition and commercialization of climate smart crops for enhanced food security and nutrition in Africa and beyond.

Finland, Kenya, Netherlands, South Africa, Uganda


A Social-Ecological System Approach towards a Sustainable Intensification of Agricultural Production in Sub-Saharan Africa

Burkina Faso, France, Germany, Ghana


European–African partnership for safe and efficient use of mycotoxin-mitigation strategies in sub-Saharan Africa

Austria, Belgium, Ethiopia, Kenya, Norway, South Africa, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland