Organised producers as partners in Pacific agribusiness and value chain developmentThis series of events builds on the work that started in September/October 2018, when seven representatives of Pacific Islands farmers/producers' organisations and government ministries working with farmers' organisations in Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga participated in the international course 'Organised Farmers as Partners in Agribusiness - Optimising the…
“Policy Setting for Improved Linkages Between Agriculture and Tourism: Strengthening the Local Agrifood Sector and Promoting Agritourism" in Saint LuciaThe agritourism workshop in Saint Lucia seeks to promote linkages between the agrifood sector and the tourism industry to increase sustainable local sourcing through a developed agritourism policy. It designs inter-sectoral and inclusive policies …
National workshop: Climate finance for agriculture in NigeriaAgriculture 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 agr…
Policy workshop: Climate finance to support agriculture in Mali
The level of climate finance in the agricultural sector is very small compared with other sectors. Less than 5% of global climate finance is targeted to agricultural sector and, even much less to smallholder farmers. This is in contrast to the responsibility placed on agricultural sector to produce more food by 2050 under climatic uncertainties.