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"ICT has a key role to play in transforming African agriculture"

6th EU-Africa Business Forum, 27 November 2017, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

November 24, 2017

Agribusiness and the digital economy are two key themes of the 6th EU-Africa Business Forum to be held on 27 November 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire at which CTA facilitates a session ‘How to integrate innovative ICT into agribusiness’. The session places particular emphasis on showcasing successful examples of where CTA has played a leading role in supporting young entrepreneurs working on ICT4Ag.

Investing in job creation for young people in Africa

6th EU-Africa Business Forum, 27 November 2017, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

November 22, 2017

During the 6th EU-Africa Business Forum to be held on 27 November 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, CTA will be leading a session on integrating ICT innovations into agribusiness. The session will highlight the opportunities that ICTs can offer young entrepreneurs and help not only to transform agriculture in Africa but generate higher incomes and jobs.

Exploring the potential of 3D Printing for agriculture

ICT4Ag Outlook Expert Meeting, 9-11 October 2017, Rhenen, Netherlands

November 2, 2017

A recent CTA ICT4Ag Outlook workshop examined the potential of 3D printing, blockchain and finance opportunities for ICT4Ag businesses in ACP countries. 3D printing has emerged in recent years with exciting potential. Recommendations for further investment and support on this new technology were discussed.