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Delivering bundled digital products and services for climate-smart agriculture in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, climate change is emerging as the most serious threat to agriculture. To address the challenge, a leading farmers’ organisation has teamed up with a private sector telecoms company to provide bundled climate-smart agriculture products…

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7 Results in projects and events

May 15

Policy workshop: Climate finance for agriculture in Zimbabwe

Agriculture is central to any debate on climate change given the enormous responsibility placed on the sector to produce 60% more food by 2050 despite changing climatic uncertainties. The case for increased investment in climate-smart agriculture has been articulated in different forums as a way to promote agricultural transformation and chart a path to scale up climate actions in ag…
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Harare, Zimbabwe

May 14

Project review and cross-country learning on climate-smart agriculture

The regional project to scale-up climate-smart agriculture (CSA) solutions in southern Africa is implemented by CTA in collaboration with a consortium of partners in southern Africa. The field implementation has been taking place in Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe to improve the resilience of smallholder farmers to climate change, with a reach targeting 140,000 farmers. …
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Johannesburg, South Africa

Feb 11

Strengthening sustainable access and effective utilisation of open data in agriculture and nutrition initiatives

One of the persistent challenges facing various stakeholders in the agriculture and nutrition sector in Zimbabwe is physical and cognitive access to relevant credible evidence to use in identifying research priorities, doing the research, develop policy and in making programme interventions to ensure food and nutrition security. This workshop  will target food and n…
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Harare, Zimbabwe

Apr 6

Increasing dairy productivity and incomes for smallholder farmers, and youth enterprise development in the dairy sector East and Southern Africa (DAIRYPROFIT)

The East African region produces 68% of the continent’s milk output, with Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania among the biggest dairy producers. Smallholder milk production accounts for up to 80% of milk produced in the region; most of this milk (80%) is marketed raw, through a ‘warm’ chain (raw milk chain), which makes it almost impossible to ensure milk quality and safety standards.…

Mar 1

Stakeholder workshop on a proposal for policy/regulatory framework for supporting weather-based index insurance in Southern Africa

CTA and partners are implementing a project to scale up four major climate-smart agriculture solutions to smallholder farmers in three southern African countries - Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. One of the key results expected from the project is to facilitate policy and regulatory framework for supporting the development of weather-based insurance agreed at the regional level. The process involv…
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Johannesburg, South Africa

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