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Young ICT innovators snap up 2018 Pacific AgriHack Lab awards

Three Pacific entrepreneurs based in Fiji and the Solomon Islands have been declared winners of the 2018 Pacific AgriHack Lab competition and awarded €5,000 grants to help further develop their agriculture-oriented innovations.

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Invaluable knowledge acquired at CTA: My traineeship experience

Youth View all in Youth

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Youth – the springboard for digital agribusiness in ACP countries

With youth accounting for an ever increasing share of Africa’s population, unmanned aerial system (UAS) technology offers scope for developing precision agriculture, while engaging young people in the critical challenge of producing more food. Rose Funja and Ingabire Muziga Mamy – who each run a drone company in East Africa – explain the potential of this technology for agriculture, and the support needed if youth are to become involved.

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Youth entrepreneurship for next generation agriculture

Climate View all in Climate

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Aggregating indigenous and scientific knowledge for better climate adaptation

Climate change poses a major threat to the food security of rural populations in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), where the environment is already severe. The vulnerability of rural communities in the region is particularly acute due to their dependence on rain-fed agriculture and natural resources. To improve the adaptive capacity of farmers in SSA and help protect their livelihoods, it is essential that all of the climate information available is harnessed to help anticipate and respond to climate risks, such as drought or flooding.

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Mobilising funds and political will to prompt climate action

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