Overview of the e-Atlas Teams in Southern Africa
• The e-Atlas training workshops of Malawi and Mozambique were
conducted in August 2016.
• In Malawi a team of ten (10) members was trained whilst in
Mozambique a team four (4) was also trained.
• In hind sight three (3) members from Zambia were trained in a
workshop in Nairobi, Kenya. However, this team has not yet complied
to fulfil its mandate
Overview of the e-Atlas Work in Southern Africa
• The data compiled by the Malawi e-Atlas Team has been fervently
useful for the ASWAp in the National JSR process and the BR process
• The data compiled by the Mozambique e-Atlas team has been the
MozSAKSS and the Technical Analytical Network to draw up policy
briefs that have been presented to the National Agriculture
• In Mozambique the data in the e-Atlas has been used for both the JSR
and BR processes
E-Atlas Opportunities in Southern Africa
• Linking annual agriculture census, household income and
expenditure surveys with the e-Atlas.
• Enhance, coordinate and harmonize the data and M&E systems in
• Use this data for policy formulation and policy analysis.
E-Atlas Challenges in the SADC Region
• Loss of institutional memory and skills due to transfer of officers in
public service especially in Malawi and Zambia.
• Data systems and M&E systems in these countries is still paper
based and quit unorthodox.
• Lethargic buy-in from the political spheres of the e-Atlas as virtual
data and M&E tool
Prospective e-Atlas Countries in Region
• Zambia (revitalise)