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Blockchain for agriculture: making it happen

The increasing buzz on blockchain technology has, in recent times, drawn attention to its application within the agriculture sector. The technology can be leveraged upon to improve agriculture efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, including intra-ACP business transactions and transactions between ACP and international business stakeholders.


Innovative digitalisation project transitions into promising business

Youth View all in Youth

Farmignite: lighting a passion for agriculture

Providing the opportunity for investors to fund a farm, empower small-scale farmers and share in their returns, farmignite is helping to increase Nigeria’s farm productivity, reduce food importation, and increase revenues for farmers and investors.


Competition to promote agri-innovation and entrepreneurship in Ethiopia

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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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