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The Vital signs team in Uganda led by the Africa Innovations Institute hosted the President of Conservation International (CI) Jennifer Morris last week. The President met with officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Uganda National Council on Science and Technology, and Makerere University College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. They discussed the state of play of data-driven decision making in Uganda and how Vital Signs data could be used to support the policy and decision making process.

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Vital Signs 3rd Community of Practice Meeting held in Nairobi

  • September 20, 2017
  • Posted by: Tabby Njunge

Vital Signs held its third Community of Practice meeting in Nairobi from September 12th to 14th. The meeting brought together Vital signs partners from Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, and Tanzania to learn and share best practices and lessons from the Vital Signs Monitoring work at the national level.

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Vital signs, (working with International Soil Reference and Information Center (ISRIC) has produced “high-resolution soil nutrient maps”  for Uganda, Tanzania Rwanda and Ghana.

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In July 2017, Vital Signs together with the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability(GDSA) and Conservation International held a workshop on how nature contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Vital Signs is pleased to announce that we will be participating in the second beyond.uptake fellowship program. Vital Signs was selected from a diverse pool of applicants and organizations spanning several countries and will be represented by Dr. Peter Alele, the Vital Signs Africa Field Director.

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On July 5,2017 Conservation International  joined the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and additional partners to launch the Food Security Integrated Approach Pilot (IAP).

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