Agenda d'événements

Actualités et évènements

Agribusiness enterprise development in Uganda

Sunday, 18 February 2018 - Friday, 23 February 2018
Ishaka, Western Region, Uganda

In the context of activities related to agribusiness enterprise development in Uganda in 2017, CTA supports the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises (NUCAFE) and the Igara Growers Tea Factory (IGTF) in developing systems and good practices which would enable the agribusinesses to operate more effectively and deliver better services to their members.

The objective of the workshop is to help develop the skills needed to describe and analyse a given experience and to document, share and encourage the adoption of lessons and good practices

FAO Regional Conference for Africa

Sunday, 18 February 2018 - Saturday, 24 February 2018
Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan

The FAO Regional Conference for Africa (ARC) is held once every two years, in the years in which the FAO General Conference does not meet in regular session. The attendance of the Regional Conference is usually at Ministers of Agriculture level. Observers from countries outside the Region, international, regional and Arab Organizations, are also invited to the Conference.

Cooperative Leadership Training

Sunday, 25 February 2018 - Friday, 02 March 2018
Kigali, Kigali City, Rwanda

National training event for the leaders and managers of 100 agricultural cooperatives.

Fiji Agritourism Policy Setting Workshop (Nadi)

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Nadi, Western Division, Fiji

The Agritourism Policy Setting Workshop brings together all key stakeholders in the agriculture, tourism, trade and health sectors, including government ministries, agribusinesses, agro-producers, chefs, farmers’ organisations and technical organisations, with the aim of developing further linkages between agriculture, trade and tourism sectors to support local businesses in serving tourism-related markets in the Solomon Islands. The Workshop is organised by the Government of Fiji in collaboration with CTA, the Pacific Community (SPC), the Pacific Island Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO), and the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO).

Fiji Agritourism Policy Setting Workshop (Suva)

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - Thursday, 01 March 2018
Suva, Central Division, Fiji

The Agritourism Policy Setting Workshop brings together all key stakeholders in the agriculture, tourism, trade and health sectors, including government ministries, agribusinesses, agro-producers, chefs, farmers’ organisations and technical organisations, with the aim of developing further linkages between agriculture, trade and tourism sectors to support local businesses in serving tourism-related markets in the Solomon Islands. The Workshop is organised by the Government of Fiji in collaboration with CTA, the Pacific Community (SPC), the Pacific Island Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO), and the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO).

CTA Executive Board Meeting

Thursday, 22 March 2018 - Friday, 23 March 2018
Wageningen, Gelderland, Netherlands

The 32nd 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.

10th ICT4D Conference - From Innovation to Impact

Tuesday, 08 May 2018 - Thursday, 10 May 2018
Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia

The 10th ICT4D Conference brings together public, private and civil society organizations from across the humanitarian and international development community. Participants share how they’ve used innovations in technology to increase the impact of their work. Highly interactive and hands-on, the conference attracts a diverse audience of technical advisors, executives, and others who offer a range of practical insights on applying technology to development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges.

Agenda d'événements

Past Events

Agribusiness enterprise development in Uganda

Sunday, 18 February 2018 - Friday, 23 February 2018
Ishaka, Western Region, Uganda

In the context of activities related to agribusiness enterprise development in Uganda in 2017, CTA supports the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises (NUCAFE) and the Igara Growers Tea Factory (IGTF) in developing systems and good practices which would enable the agribusinesses to operate more effectively and deliver better services to their members.

The objective of the workshop is to help develop the skills needed to describe and analyse a given experience and to document, share and encourage the adoption of lessons and good practices

FAO Regional Conference for Africa

Sunday, 18 February 2018 - Saturday, 24 February 2018
Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan

The FAO Regional Conference for Africa (ARC) is held once every two years, in the years in which the FAO General Conference does not meet in regular session. The attendance of the Regional Conference is usually at Ministers of Agriculture level. Observers from countries outside the Region, international, regional and Arab Organizations, are also invited to the Conference.

Capitalization of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development - Pacific region

Sunday, 04 February 2018 - Friday, 09 February 2018
Suva, Central Division, FJ

CTA is hosting a knowledge management workshop as part of the ‘Capitalization of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development’ project between 5 and 9 February 2018 in the Fijian capital of Suva. The 3-year project started in April 2016 with the aim to facilitate the wider use of experience capitalization processes in rural development initiatives, as an approach for continuous learning, improvement and scaling up.

Deuxième atelier: Capitalisation en Afrique de l’Ouest francophone

Sunday, 04 February 2018 - Saturday, 10 February 2018
Dakar, Dakar Region, Senegal

Le projet « Capitalisation des Expériences pour un impact accru dans la le développement rural »vise à faciliter l’adoption d’une méthodologie de capitalisation des expériences dans les projets de développement, afin d’améliorer leur analyse, leur documentation et l’adoption, puis l’utilisation des leçons apprises et des bonnes pratiques. Un premier atelier tenu en octobre 2017 a permis de mettre les participants au même niveau de compréhension sur le concept de la capitalisation d’expériences en utilisant le matériel pédagogique est disponible et accessible gratuitement, et de démarrer leur projet de capitalisation d’expériences. 

A l’issue du deuxième atelier, chaque participant aura reçu le bagage nécessaire pour mettre en œuvre et compléter un projet de capitalisation. Ils auront complété la rédaction de leur cas afin que des produits de communication puissent être développés et utilisés par la suite. Suite au premier atelier, plus d’une vingtaine de cas seront développés en produits de la capitalisation d’expérience.

L’objectif de ce deuxième atelier de continuer le processus de rédaction des cas de capitalisation d’experiences et la planification du processus d’institutionnalisation de cette méthode suite a la production de produits de communication issue de la capitalisation. Les participants auront l’occasion de discuter des différentes stratégies qui pourraient être utilisées pour promouvoir l’utilisation de la méthode au sein de leur institution ou réseau. Ils développeront leurs de plans d’actions pour la suite de l’atelier. Le caractère participatif est la base pour une adoption et une institutionnalisation de la démarche.

German-African Agribusiness Forum

Monday, 22 January 2018 - Monday, 22 January 2018
Berlin, Berlin, DE

The 4th German-African Agribusiness Forum - Opportunities and Challenges along the Value Chain
From Agricultural Farming to Food Processing and Distribution -
 is held in the course of the 83rd International Green Week (IGW) in Berlin. 
The Forum is a platform for exchange and networking to a large number of policy makers from all over the African continent, Germany and around the globe within the agribusiness field.

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!

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.

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.

4th Global Science Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture

Monday, 27 November 2017 - Thursday, 30 November 2017
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

There is growing attention to “climate-agriculture nexus” issues in national, regional and global policies and strategies. At global level, the SDGs and Paris Climate Agreement have explicitly highlighted the climate-agriculture and food systems nexus issues as key success factors in advancing the ultimate sustainable economic growth and inclusive development. The 4th Global SC-CSA brings together various key constituencies to interact – share, learn, build collaborations and alliances – with the aim to bring science and innovations to bear on policy, institutional and technological efforts in building agricultural and food systems that are climate smart.

6th EU-Africa Business Forum

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

At the 6th EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF), held in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire on 27 November 2017, business leaders and investors from Africa and Europe confirmed their commitment to sustainable and inclusive development and job-creation across the continent in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Forum supported the EU External Investment Plan as a key tool to promote these objectives. “The European External Investment Plan is the biggest investment plan ever put into place for Africa,” EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini said in her closing address at the Forum.

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.