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Leveraging CTA’s innovation experiences View all in Leveraging CTA’s innovation experiences

Succeeding as a young agripreneur - Pacific youth speak out

In the Pacific islands, where the population is expected to double by 2050, there is an urgent need for youth to become entrepreneurial and creative risk-takers to help develop innovative, and environmentally sustainable, agricultural economies. But, although more than half of the South Pacific population (10 million) is under 25 years-old, these young people are experiencing problems in entering both formal and informal labour markets. Each year, 16,000 highly skilled Pacific islanders leave their countries for better paid jobs.


Transforming cassava wastes to wealth as a climate-change mitigation strategy in Nigeria


Harnessing synergies of crop-livestock integration for climate-smart agriculture


Policy networks reinforce climate-smart agriculture in Jamaica

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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


Harnessing synergies of crop-livestock integration for climate-smart agriculture


Policy networks reinforce climate-smart agriculture in Jamaica

Digitalisation View all in Digitalisation

Who owns farmer data? Exploring the rights and codes of conduct for transparent agricultural data sharing

Data-driven services have the potential to effectively propel agricultural innovations and contribute to the sustainability of food systems. But despite a continuous increase of initiatives facilitating common data exchange in agriculture, a lack of legal and policy frameworks continues to hamper ownership, control and access of data.


Blockchain for agriculture: making it happen


Innovative digitalisation project transitions into promising business


Data leads to bigger profits: Traceability gains for coffee farmers in Uganda

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