The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) confirms closure by end of 2020.

Sabdiyo Dido Bashuna

Sr Programme Coordinator, Value Chain & Agribusiness, CTA

Biography

Sabdiyo Dido Bashuna leads several programmes including the global initiative #VALUE4HER, an agribusiness programme aimed at increasing market opportunities for women in agriculture.

Articles

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The Index Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) programme was first launched in 2010, to help pastoralists deal with the effects of the severe droughts that are becoming increasingly frequent in the arid and semi-arid lands of Kenya and Ethiopia. The most recent figures show that some 15,000 livestock owners in the two countries have now purchased the product. Perhaps surprisingly, 45% of them are women.

Publications

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events

  1. Apr 9

    5th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Conference & Exhibition

    AWIEF Conference brings together on an annual basis, business leaders, public decision-makers and investors from Africa and around the world for two days of discussion on innovative and sustainable solutions to challenges in the development and growth of women-owned and women-led businesses needed to transform the African economy.

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    Conference
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    Speaker
  2. Apr 9

    8th African Grain Trade Summit

    The 8th African Grain Trade Summit, scheduled to be hosted in Mombasa, Kenya aims at transforming grain trade value chains for more trade and better trade and a prosperous Africa. Disruption of grain trade has significant implications. The volume and value of grain trade among African countries is greatly impeded and ins…
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    Conference
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    Speaker
  3. Apr 9

    African Dairy conference and exhibition

    The African Dairy conference and exhibition brings together all major stakeholders in the African dairy industry including business leaders, government representatives, technology entrepreneurs, research institutions, and multinational investment firms looking to expand into the region.

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    Conference
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    Speaker
  4. Apr 9

    13th African Dairy Conference & Exhibition

    The 13th Edition of the African Dairy Conference and Exhibition, the leading African Dairy Conference and Expo, will be taking place on 12th – 14th September 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.As a key player in the dairy sector, this would be a grea…
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    Conference

Projects

  1. Apr 9

    VALUE4HER: Strengthening women’s agribusiness enterprises in ACP countries

    Women are actors in numerous agricultural value chains, offering huge potential for their participation in markets, but very few are involved at the end of the chain. Promoting women’s agribusinesses is therefore a viable route to improving livelihoods and prosperity for rural communities. However, women often lack access to competitive markets, and technical, leadership and management capaci…
     

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