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May 15

Workshop

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 agricu…
Location:
Harare, Zimbabwe

Mar 11

Workshop

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…
Location:
Harare, Zimbabwe

Mar 1

Workshop

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…
Location:
Johannesburg, South Africa

Sep 7

Conference

Seed Fair to promote farmer access to stress-tolerant seeds for climate adaptation

Adverse impacts of climate change and extreme weather conditions are becoming more frequent, and have de facto become the new norm in Southern Africa. While stress-tolerant seeds offer opportunities to help farmers adapt to the unpredictable weather conditions, it must be clear what the seeds do, and how different…
Location:
Zimbabwe

Apr 11

Project

Scaling-Up Climate-smart Agricultural Solutions for Cereals and Livestock Farmers in Southern Africa

Weather patterns highly influence agricultural activities in southern Africa and, in turn, the food security, nutrition and income of rural households. The high vulnerability to climatic change causes recurrent swings between food scarcity and surplus, which results in food insecurity for up to six million people.…
Location:
Malawi

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