Jana Dietershagen

Technical Officer, Pacific Islands Food Systems project, CTA

Technical Officer, Pacific Islands Food Systems project, CTA

Jana Dietershagen

Biography

Jana Dietershagen is currently working as Technical Officer at CTA, within the CTA/IFAD/PIPSO Pacific Islands Food Systems Project, her main tasks are focused on communications and knowledge management as well as conceptualising project activities. Before joining CTA, Jana worked in Germany and Italy in (research) projects on topics like sustainable land use policies and food waste valorisation. She holds a master in Organic Agriculture from Wageningen University.

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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.

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  1. Dec 13

    Pacific Week of Agriculture

    Samoa hosts the 2nd Biennial Pacific Week of Agriculture (PWA) from the 30th September to 4th October 2019 in partnership with the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).Two key regional agriculture forums take place within the PWA at the Samoa Conference Center, Apia:…
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  2. Dec 13

    Regional Forum - Developing Pacific Local Food Crops & Fisheries Value Chains - Key Innovations & Critical Success Factors

    A regional forum is organised from 7 - 10 May 2018 in Fiji to share the results and recommendations from commissioned multi-country studies and national and regional consultations on the agriculture/nutrition nexus; weather risk management and tools; agricultural and value chain finance; business development; novel ICTs and priority nutrition sensitive value chains. This cross-learning ev…
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