Women are major players in Africa’s agriculture sector, but have to overcome a number of hurdles in developing and running successful farming businesses. Providing packages of services, including access to land and finance, business skills, extension advisory services and effective markets will support more women entrepreneurs in carving a place in agribusiness, a thriving sector touted to unlock new jobs, higher incomes and more robust livelihoods.Read More
Engaging women in ICT solutions for agriculture
The 2018 European Development Days (EDD18) places women at the ‘Forefront of Sustainable Development’ with a diverse range of sessions linked to this theme taking place on 5–6 June 2018 in Brussels. CTA has a key role in these discussions and Director Michael Hailu will highlight how CTA is supporting women’s access to ICTs in agriculture during a debate on “Going digital: Sustainable development in agriculture for women”.
CTA AT EDD 2018
At #EDD18, CTA’s panel on women and #digitalisation highlights access to appropriate technology, skills training, engagement with the private sector & gender sensitive ICT policies as pathways to improve women’s access to ICT in agriculture: https://t.co/foYO9eCv1t | #SheisWe pic.twitter.com/K32rtdY9qW— CTA (@CTAflash) June 6, 2018