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Promoting agritourism in Barbados

Like many Caribbean nations, Barbados faces two distinct crises. On the one hand, the island now imports almost 90% of the food consumed. On the other, levels of obesity and associated diseases have risen, largely because people are eating processed products and calorie-dense foods, most of which are imported. Agritourism, which links farmers and agribusinesses to the tourist market, could play a significant role in tackling both these problems and CTA is working closely with local partners to encourage the growth of the local food market.

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Farm Credibly, a Jamaican start-up among the 2018 Pitch AgriHack winners

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New experience capitalisation publications: We’re half-way there

Three experience capitalisation booklets have just been launched and are now available – each one of them with 12 stories describing and analysing the work of different projects and organisations in East and West Africa.

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Changing the way we communicate

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Using the e-Granary mobile platform to deliver agricultural information to farmers

ICTs offer farmers a range of opportunities to acquire real-time agricultural information to enhance their production. As such, CTA and AgriCord co-financed a 2018 Pan African Farmers Organisation (PAFO) project to provide access to market-oriented agricultural extension and advisory services, via mobile phones, to smallholder farmers in Kenya.

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Harnessing the benefits of data and farmer’s data right to advance agriculture

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CTA Handbook: An ICT Agripreneurship Guide

This Handbook provides a step-by-step roadmap designed to equip aspiring ICT entrepreneurs, with the information and knowledge they need to start an ICT-based business in the agricultural sector, outlining key opportunities and challenges that will b…

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Pacific youth share lessons on climate-resilience

Over the last two years, CTA’s Youth leading learning in climate-resilient value chains in the Pacific (YLLP) project has supported a variety of activities aimed at improving livelihood opportunities for young farmers by training them on using ICTs…

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