External stakeholders are involved in the Trans-SEC consortium and support the discussions on research results as well as how set up tailored dissemination strategies to increase food security. NGOs, advisors, professional associations and policy makers are additional stakeholders in Trans-SEC.

Projects

This category shows all new project acquisitions within the frame of Trans-SEC, which directly relate to the research approach. This means either work in the same case study sites with a close collaboration to Trans-SEC members has been achieved or new budget was generated.

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Logo Macsur I The Knowledge Hub FACCE MACSUR brings together the excellence of research in modelling grasslands, livestock, crops, farms, and agricultural trade in order to illustrate to political decision makers how climate will affect regional farming systems and food production in Europe. Dr. Stefan Sieber Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research e.V. Eberswalder Straße 84 15374 Müncheberg Germany P +493343282125 M+491705597037 or 1634181282 F +493343282480 or 3343282308
Logo Institute of Rural Development Planning (IRDP) IRDP is the main Institute for Rural Development in Tanzania and was the lead partner in implementing Chololo Ecovillage project in Tanzania. Both projects will use synergies in terms of out and up-scaling. IRDP P.O.Box 138 Dodoma, TZ Phone: +255 762926426 Fax: +255 26 230 1341 Email frabe59@gmail.com
Logo EU Commission IPTS Trans-SEC - ZALF is for the country Tanzania official partner of the IPTS EU-Commission Project "Technical and scientific Support to agriculture and Food and Nutrition Security sectors" financed by DEVCO-JRC. This project aims at 1. improving information systems, 2. Policy & economic analysis for decision-making processes and 3. scientific advice. Contact person is Dr. Sergio Gomez Y Paloma at IPTS. European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies. C/ Inca Garcilaso, s/n 41092 Seville, SPAIN; Tel.: +34 954 48 8318 Fax: +34 954 48 8300.
Logo RiceAdvice East Africa The BMZ funded RiceAdvice project aims at developing a smart phone based advisory tool for farmers producing irrigated rice in high altitude cropping systems. Temperature, water availability, and nutrient supply are the major constraints in such systems. University of Hohenheim and the Africa Rice Center collaborate with NARS in Ethiopia, Rwanda and Madagascar. Prof. Dr. Folkard Asch, University of Hohenheim, Crop Water Stress Management in the Tropics and Subtropics. Garbenstr. 13, 70599 Stuttgart, P +4971145922764, email fa@uni-hohenheim.de
Logo Scale-N The main objective of Scale-N is to safeguard food and nutrition security for the local population in Tanzania by supporting the development of diversified and sustainable agriculture. Dr. Constance Reif Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research e.V. Eberswalder Straße 84 15374 Müncheberg Germany P +493343282468 F +493343282308
Logo AgriSense- Africa STARS (Spurring a Transformation for Agriculture through Remote Sensing) The University of Maryland is leading the AgriSense-Africa project, part of the STARS initiative of ITC/University of Twente, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The project aims to develop the use of remote sensing technologies for improving the information base for agricultural monitoring for food security forecasts in Tanzania. Dr. Jan Dempewolf, Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, 4321 Hartwick Building, Suite 410, College Park, MD 20740; Tel. +1 301 328 2902 (US); +255 756 434 664 (TZ); +49 176 5685 1782 (DE)
Logo FS-Africa Impact Assessments for Food Security-Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa (IA-Africa) Consolidation of existing expertise at ZALF and of generated knowledge as well as research findings (survey data, focus group results, statistics) for realization of publications of professional articles Development and expansion of the working group "Sub-Saharan Africa" and the cross-sectional project “Food Security Africa” through acquisition of third-party funds Consolidation of this working group and strategy development for a sustainable maintenance of the established expertise at ZALF Dr. Stefan Sieber Eberswalder Str. 84 5374 Müncheberg p: +49 33432 82 125 or 3061675435 m: +49 170 559 7037 or 1634181282
Logo Hortinlea and Trans-SEC cooperation Within the frame of the GlobE project Horlinlea a SLE-study has been conducted and a strong cooperation is set up. http://www.hortinlea.org/ Dr. Emil Gevorgyan mil.gevorgyan[at]agrar.hu-berlin.de Tel.: 030 2093 46883

Institutions

This category demonstrate new institutions in the Trans-SEC consortium, which directly contribute to the tasks of Trans-SEC. This means either a work collaboration and joint scientific output will be achieved or constructional services are involved.

Logo Name Info Contact
Logo Wami/Ruvu Basin Water Office Wami/Ruvu Basin Water Office is the main stakeholder for water resources in the project region and provides information, contacts and hydrological data. WAMI/RUVU Basin Water Office (WRBWO) Ms. Praxeda P. Kalugendo, Director of WRBWO Address PO Box 826 City: Morogoro Phone: +255 23 260 0019 Fax: +255 23 260 0019
Logo PAEPARD PAEPARD is the new partner. Based on this platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development - new initatives will be planned. Francois Stepman European Co-manager Platform for African - European Partnership in ARD c/o CTA Brussels Office 39 rue Montoyer. 1000 Brussels. Tel. 00-32-2 513 74 36 Mobile: 00-32-474627686 (Belgium)
Logo Institute for Conflict Management A Memorandum of Understanding was completed between the Institute for Conflict Management (IKM) at European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) and the Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF e.V.) in order to formalise bilateral cooperation, which focuses on the research on "Development and implementation of a conflict prevention and moderation system" for large international research projects. Dr. Christian Hochmuth Managing Coordinator Institute for Conflict Management European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) Große Scharrnstraße 59 15230 Frankfurt (Oder) Germany Tel: +49 (0)335-5534-5304 Fax: +49 (0)335-5534-5310 Email: ikm@europa-uni.de
Logo Centre for Rural Development The Centre for Rural development (SLE) is involved in Trans-SEC as a partner of the Humboldt University of Berlin. SLE researchers will conduct studies analysing the food security relevant innovation systems in Tanzania. Using SLE approaches and tools the researchers will conduct a baseline and an impact study at different levels before and after implementing the Trans-SEC upgrading strategies. Dr. Susanne Neubert / Emil Gevorgyan Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Landwirtschaftlich-Gärtnerische Fakultät Seminar für Ländliche Entwicklung (SLE) Hessische Str. 1-2 10115 Berlin Telefon : 030-2093-6900 Fax : 030-2093-6904 E-Mail: sle@agrar.hu-berlin.de http://www.sle-berlin.de/index.php/en/homen1-2/sle-start