ACT works closely with local and international development players, it maintains links with national governments and government institutions, civil society organizations (CSOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Faith Based organization (FBO) academia, Private sectors (equipment manufacturers and input suppliers) and development partners.
Networking helps ACT in achieving the main objectives of:
As part of our networking activities, ACT is a member of Conservation Agriculture Regional Working Group (CARWG) for Eastern and Sothern Africa countries under SADC, the secretariat support is currently provided by FAO-REOSA and ACT is the member of the technical advisory committee to the group, moreover ACT provides the secretariat platform for the Conservation Agriculture National Task Forces (CANTF) in Tanzania and Kenya respectively.
We implement a considerable amount of our Research for Development agenda with development partners, using mechanisms that reinforce synergy and complementarities to achieve desired outcomes.
ACT partners with number of international, national organizations in implementation and promotion of conservation agriculture across African countries. Partners includes the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) namely the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), East African Community (EAC) and Southern African Development Community (SADC), other partners includes regional, sub-regional and national organizations, among others we work with East Africa Farmers Federation (EAFF), Southern Africa Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU), Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM), Farming God’s Way, and Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust (GART) and Conservation Farming Unit (CFU) particularly in the implementation of tripartite programme on climate smart agriculture projects for Eastern and Southern African regions.
Also ACT has managed to partner with a number of organizations, currently we work with Centre International de Recherche Dveloppement Sur L?elevage en Zone Subhumide (CIRDES), Soil Fertility Consortium for Southern Africa (SOFECSA), Sustainable Farming and Rice Cropping Systems Research Unit (SCRID), Centre de Coopration Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Dveloppement (CIRAD) , Wageningen University (WUR), Natural Resources Institute, Greenwich University (NRI), Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria (EMBRAPA) , and Yellow Window (YW) in implementation of Agro-Ecological Based Aggradation Conservation Agriculture (ABACO) project in Sub Saharan Africa. The project is supported by the European Commission.