CAADP-XP4/CCARDESA: Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme ex-Pillar 4/ Center for Coordination of Agricultural Research and development for Southern Africa

(African Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations for Agricultural Research and Innovation Support Project)

Objective of the project

The overall objective of the CAADP-XP4 project is to enable agricultural research and innovation, including extension services, to contribute effectively to food and nutrition security; economic development and implement climate relevant interventions in Africa. This will be achieved by improving the capacity, effectiveness, and positioning of the Regional and Sub regional Agriculture research and extension organizations as well as National-Agriculture-Research-Systems, and by promoting collaboration and knowledge sharing among the organizations.

Implementing organization

Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA ) Secretariat


The project will be implemented in Botswana, Eswatini, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The 7 countries will be the focus of implementing activities, but the project will endeavour to spread the benefits to the rest of the SADC countries.

Funding and co-funding

Total budget: € 5,370,000


4 years (March 2019 to 28th February 2023)


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last update
12 August 2020

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