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Actualités et évènements

CSA Project Implementation Review in Southern Africa

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - Saturday, 25 November 2017
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA

CTA in partnership with a consortium of partners from the public sector, private sector and farmers’ organizations have been implementing a project, which aims to contribute to increased resilience to climate change for smallholder farmers in the region, specifically in Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia through the promotion of specific climate-smart agricultural solutions. About 18 participants at the meeting will be drawn from the various implementing partners from the project countries. 

6th EU-Africa Business Forum

Monday, 27 November 2017 - Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Abidjan, Région des lagunes, Côte d'Ivoire

The 6th EU-Africa Business Forum will be held on 27 November 2017 in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, host country of the 5thAfrican Union-European Union Summit of Heads of State and Government. It concludes a series of business-related events held in Africa and Europe in the course of 2017 in preparation to the 5th African Union-European Union Summit.

GODAN Action webinar: Sharing open data and capacity development experiences from RCMRD

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Earth observation data plays a critical role in building resilience to climate change as well as reporting on sustainable development goals (SDG’s). There are new opportunities to use open data in earth observation such as Landsat and the sentinel data. Modern day farming relies on weather information in order to plan ahead of extreme weather conditions such as drought and floods. In addition, there is need to invest in hydromet services to build resilience to climate change and help citizens with accurate weather forecasts.

In this webinar, Dr Kenneth Mubea (the Capacity Development Lead) at the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Nairobi will share some of the experiences and projects that RCMRD are involved in various open data initiatives in Agriculture.

European Microfinance Week 2017: Revealing New Frontiers in Inclusive Finance

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - Friday, 01 December 2017
Luxembourg, District de Luxembourg, Luxembourg

European Microfinance Week (EMW), taking place 29th November to 1st December and hosted by e-MFP, is one of the top events in the microfinance calendar and a unique meeting point for all professionals working in the inclusive finance sector worldwide. The event is widely recognised for its high-quality sessions and excellent networking opportunities. Last year’s event attracted close to 500 participants from 58 countries.

5e Sommet Union Africaine – Union Européenne

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - Friday, 01 December 2017
Abidjan, Lagunes Region, Côte d'Ivoire

Le prochain sommet Union Africaine - Union Européenne, véritable cadre institutionnel pour débattre de l’avenir des relations entre les deux continents, se tiendra fin novembre 2017 à Abidjan, la capitale économique de la Côte d’Ivoire, pour sa cinquième édition. C’est le premier sommet en Afrique subsaharienne.

AgriFoodTech Conference

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - Thursday, 14 December 2017
's-Hertogenbosch, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

Sensors, drones, autonomous robots, smart farming, big data, vision technology, smart LEDs …innovations within the Agri and Food sector are developing rapidly. All with the aim to secure the availability of food, to tackle scarcity and respond to the changing food chain. Working more efficient, effective, sustainable and find different production methods, both in machine construction, food processing and on land, is key. On the second edition of AgriFoodTech on December 13th and 14th, we will bring these sectors together and (re)build the future together!

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Past Events

The value of farm data: Farmer-representing organisations and farmer-owned data - workshop

Thursday, 23 November 2017 - Thursday, 23 November 2017
Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

This workshop as part of Data4Ag week activities will share the experiences of working with agri-enterprises in supporting services built on data use. It will also explore potential opportunities and challenges for services using data in an agri-enterprise and to suggest interventions.

CSA Project Implementation Review in Southern Africa

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - Saturday, 25 November 2017
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA

CTA in partnership with a consortium of partners from the public sector, private sector and farmers’ organizations have been implementing a project, which aims to contribute to increased resilience to climate change for smallholder farmers in the region, specifically in Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia through the promotion of specific climate-smart agricultural solutions. About 18 participants at the meeting will be drawn from the various implementing partners from the project countries. 

Agri Startup Summit

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - Friday, 24 November 2017
La Roche-sur-Yon, Pays de la Loire, France

AGRI STARTUP SUMMIT is an AGTECH event organised by Inf'Agri85, a communication agency specialised in agriculture, that brings together startups and mentors from all over the world from Wednesday 22th to Friday 24th November on the campus of Les Etablières in La Roche-sur-Yon. On the day of the Agri Startup Summit, startups will have the opportunity to participate in different workshops with the participation of agricultural professionals, recognized startups or foreign professionals. All this with the aim of centralizing the multiple skills around a problem.

Creating impact for smallholders with weather data

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, GODAN Action, CTA and Wageningen University & Research are collaborating to organise a workshop on creating value added services for agriculture with weather data. The workshop is hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

Using weather data to support smallholder agriculture in Africa - Workshop

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

CTA is hosting this one-day workshop as part of its Data4Ag week activities to bring the collective knowledge of actors across the weather data value chain to help document the challenges and opportunities for open weather data for agriculture and nutrition.

Policy setting workshop for improved linkages between agriculture, trade and tourism

Monday, 20 November 2017 - Thursday, 23 November 2017
Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands

Strengthening the local agrifood sector and promoting healthy food in agritourism


Workshop organised by the Government of Solomon Islands in collaboration with PIPSO, SPTO, CTA, IFAD, SPC/PAPP.

Solomon Islands Agritourism Policy Setting Workshop 2017

Monday, 20 November 2017 - Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands

Training Course and Symposium on Farmers' Access to Data

Sunday, 19 November 2017 - Friday, 24 November 2017
Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa

The course and symposium will focus on issues around farmers’ rights to data, both in terms of access to data and ownership of data, which are crucial to one of the key areas of activity of GFAR: the opening of access to information systems for sharing, transforming and using agricultural knowledge, especially in light of GFAR’s overall approach to putting the smallholder farmer at the centre of innovation and seeking change in their lives.

This event is targeted to farmers and farmers’ associations’ representatives as well as other actors that have an intermediary role in the farm data value chain, like extension agents, advisors and providers of farm management information systems.

Capitalization of experiences for greater impact in rural development (workshop)

Sunday, 19 November 2017 - Friday, 24 November 2017

This is the second workshop on capitalization of experiences for greater impact in rural development. This new capitalization process has started beginning of August 2017 with representatives of organizations based in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and the Philippines, and with the support of the Asia Indigenous People’s Pact (AIPP).

Global AgTech solving local challenges panel at the AP AgTech Summit 2017

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - Friday, 17 November 2017
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

AP AgTech Summit 2017: Progressive Farmer, Smart Farming, an initiative of the Government of Andhra Pradesh, being held in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Dalberg Advisors, and Confederation of Indian Industry. The Summit will be a global event that will be held in the FinTech Capital and Smart City, Visakhapatnam, on November 15-17, 2017 and will be led by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu. The co-chair and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, will also be present.

13th African Dairy Conference & Exhibition

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - Friday, 17 November 2017
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

The 13th Edition of the African Dairy Conference and Exhibition, the leading African Dairy Conference and Expo, will be taking place on 12th – 14th September 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

As a key player in the dairy sector, this would be a great platform for you to be part of this dynamic event. For more than a decade, the African dairy conference and exhibition is without a doubt the only dairy event in Africa that prides itself in bringing you the latest trends and developments in dairy, giving you a deeper understanding of what is happening in the African dairy Industry and the world at large.

Promoting youth employment in the West African rice sector (roundtable)

Monday, 06 November 2017 - Saturday, 11 November 2017

AfricaRice and the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) have decided to join forces to develop a joint project proposal aimed at developing job opportunities and creating sustainable businesses for young people in rural areas by actively involving them in improving rice value chains in Mali and Senegal.

UAV4Ag capacity building

Monday, 06 November 2017 - Friday, 10 November 2017
Paris, Île-de-France, FR

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) – or drones – have the potential to help smallholder farmers become more productive, sustainable and profitable by bringing some of the tools of precision agriculture to producers, be these large and medium-scale holdings or associations of small-scale farmers growing the same crop in contiguous areas. 

UNFCCC COP 23

Monday, 06 November 2017 - Friday, 17 November 2017
Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DE

The 2017 UN Climate Change Conference will be convened under the Presidency of Fiji.

31st CTA Executive Board Meeting

Thursday, 02 November 2017 - Friday, 03 November 2017
Wageningen, Gelderland, Netherlands

The 31st CTA Executive Board is meeting at CTA's headquarters in Wageningen, the Netherlands. The meeting is being attended by board members Professor Baba Y. Abubakar, Professor Augusto Manuel Correia, Dr Helena Johansson, Professor Faustin R. Kamuzora, Professor Clement K. Sankat and Professor Frederike Praasterink.