CTA has a new way of doing business. The organisation is introducing six new flagship projects to increase agricultural productivity, contribute to more-efficient and inclusive agricultural value chains and markets, and promote climate-smart agriculture.
CTA’s flagship project in Eastern Africa is intended to increase the involvement of smallholder livestock keepers in the production and marketing of their animals, and so build up their income. It will also make them more resilient to climatic risks.
CTA’s flagship project in Southern Africa seeks to promote the scaling up of four specific proven climate-resistant solutions for cereal and livestock farmers: drought-tolerant seeds, improved climate information services, diversified options for livestock farmers, and innovative weather-based insurance for crops and livestock.
Enhancing intra-regional grain value chains in West Africa will complement the many, often large, initiatives of other agencies that work on the grain trade in the West African region. With a specific focus on maize, sorghum, millet and rice, the project will target farmers, the private sector and governments with a three-step approach to boost outputs from farms and the business around the grain market.
Developing sustainable and more inclusive value chains in support of agribusiness in the Caribbean will give small-scale producers, women and young entrepreneurs the opportunity to profit from domestic, regional and international markets.
This project on the cassava sector in Central Africa complements and adds value to the many, often large, initiatives of other agencies that work on cassava in the region.
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