August 9, 2017
Access to key data allows producers to increase their productivity and income
By Eric de La Chesnais Published 08/08/2017
Pius Mitei, a young chicken farmer living in the Rift Valley region of Kenya, has a smile on his face once again. Last year, he was able to revive his farming work through a microloan of a few hundred euro that allowed him to buy chicken feed, raise his birds and sell them at the market for a profit. Today, he runs a farm with 500 chickens and has diversified into growing strawberries and coriander.
June 13, 2017
SACAU Newsletter April 2017
The Pan-African Farmers’ Organisation (PAFO) expressed its appreciation to its development partners. The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) more specifically, was appreciated for its important role in the development of agriculture in the continent.
May 2, 2017
By Rémi Carlier, Le Monde Afrique, 11 January 2017
France’s top agricultural drone manufacturer is to train seven African entrepreneurs as part of a trial to export the technology to the continent.
May 2, 2017
By Daniel Essiet, The Nation Nigeria, 7 April 2017
To engage youths in agriculture, the African Development Bank (AfDB), the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (CTA) are partnering to facilitate access to financial services, skills and jobs to grow their businesses, DANIEL ESSIET, reports.
May 2, 2017
By newbusin, new Business Ethiopia, 2 May 2017
Youth from all over Africa will come together in the first-ever African Youth Agripreneurs (AYA) Forum in Ibadan, Nigeria, on 25-26 April 2017. The forum provides an opportunity for the youth to show their skills, creativity, and innovativeness in agribusiness, and also relate with other youths, development partners, and stakeholders in the sector.
April 28, 2017
By PIPSO, The Fiji Times Online, 28 April 2017
Friday, April 21 saw the successful book launch of Colin Chung's cookbook, Kana Vinaka, at the University of the South Pacific's Oceania Centre. The Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management Inia Seruiratu launched the book.
April 19, 2017
By Rémi Carlier, Le Monde Afrique, 19 April 2017
The entrepreneurs came from Uganda, Tanzania, Benin, Ghana and the Democratic Republic of Congo, ambitious to develop this new sector back home.
January 24, 2017
Published on La Voix du Paysan, January 2017
Les acteurs de la filière réunis au forum manioc organisé par le CTA à Yaoundé en décembre dernier l’ont une fois de plus réaffirmé : feuilles, pâte de manioc, bâton ou miondo, amidon, farine, gari sont autant de richesses que peut produire le manioc. Au delà de la préservation de la sécurité alimentaire, le manioc, aliment de base dans plusieurs régions du Cameroun, est désormais un business rentable.
January 16, 2017
Published on SciDevNet, 16 January 2017
[YAOUNDE, CAMEROON] A newly established regional forum on cassava for Central African countries aims to facilitate dialogue to improve how to add value to cassava farming.
January 4, 2017
Published on SciDevNet, 13 December 2016
[YAOUNDE, CAMEROON] The debates around transforming the global South, especially Africa, are increasing, which is an indicator of how the continent is desperate to catch up with the developed nations.