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Innovative solutions and business opportunities for farmer organisations

Technological innovations and advances in digital farming continue to evolve at a rapid pace, increasing efficiencies in farming operations globally. However, the adoption of these new technologies by small-scale farmers is still low due to poor data infrastructure and a lack of business partnerships, limiting farmer organisations from capitalising on market opportunities.


Profiling and drones for precise farming practices

Youth View all in Youth

Pitch AgriHack boosts agri start-up development

Beninese start-up and CTA Pitch AgriHack winner in 2018, Fenou Packaging, offers 100% biodegradable food packaging through its online sales platform. One year after the awards ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda, how beneficial has CTA’s support been?


Local products to promote healthy eating in Africa

Climate View all in Climate

Transforming cassava wastes to wealth as a climate-change mitigation strategy in Nigeria

Cassava production and processing in Nigeria generates large quantities of hazardous wastes and residues. Aside from the environmental hazards, such wastes contribute to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. An innovative climate-smart intervention in Nigeria is to re-use the cassava peels in animal feeds. This reduces the demand for maize for feed, creates new business opportunities from waste, reduces the hazards of the waste and reduces GHG emissions.


Learning how trees on farm can help fulfil national climate change commitments

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