Knowledge for Development

The Auditing Instrument for Food Security in Higher Education (AIFSHE)

Date: 16/07/2014


This document is an adaptation of the AISHE book (Auditing Instrument for Sustainability in Higher Education, DHO 2001). It offers a description of the concept and details on each of the 20 criteria used in the AIFSHE assessment protocol.


The update was commissioned by CTA and modified during the CTA pilot 2013, with technical support from Wageningen UR/Education and Competence study, and in close collaboration with CTA and the following partners (in alphabetic order of the countries):  

  • University of Abomey-Calavi, Republic of Benin 
  • Polytechnic University of Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso 
  • University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 
  • University of the South Pacific, Fiji 
  • Kenyatta University, Kenya 
  • University of Maradi, Niger 
  • Abdou Moumouni University, Niamey, Niger 
  • Thiès University, Senegal 
  • Sokoine University, Tanzania 
  • University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago  
  • ANAFE, Kenya 
  • TEAM Africa, South Africa 
  • RUFORUM, Uganda  

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