EU injects US$7.3m in agricultural research project in Malawi to promote sustainable agriculture

MALAWI – Malawi launches a €6.3 million (US$7.3m) project dubbed Development of Smart Innovation through Research in Agriculture (DeSIRA), financed by the European Union (EU) seeking to promote climate-relevant, productive and sustainable transformation of agriculture and food systems in the country. The five-year project also aims to integrate technological options adapted to local conditions, reports Nyasa Times. The DeSIRA initiative is an EU project aiming to support research and innovation projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America and strengthening research capacities and research governance involving key actors at national, regional, continental and global…

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