Gareth Williams is leading the political economy analyses of health security systems in Côte d’Ivoire and Niger for the DAI implemented Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme. Starting in December 2019 during the programme’s inception phase, he has continued to support the team on PEA. This is a five year programme aiming to strengthen health systems in six countries (Cameroon, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Niger and Uganda) to improve disease preparedness, surveillance and response. Gareth continues to provide training and analytical support for the project team.
Mid term Evaluation: Convergence of Sciences: Strengthening Agricultural Innovation Systems in Benin, Ghana and Mali (CoS-SIS)
The Convergence of Sciences: Strengthening Agricultural Innovation Systems programme (CoS-SIS) is a programme of research and innovation carried out by the University of Wageningen and Universities in Ghana, Mali and Benin in the area of small holder agriculture. The Programme consists of two interrelated components: (1) an Action Research programme; and (2) eleven individual PhD projects. The Action Research programme has both development and research objectives.