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Expanding the reach and benefits of digital agriculture

The Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development in the Information Society initiative was established in 2002 to support projects aimed at leveraging ICTs to enhance farmer knowledge and productivity. But did the programme help to close the gender and…

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Pitch AgriHack 2019: Finalists announced

The stage is set for the 2019 iteration of the Pitch AgriHack competition. 20 judges have completed the evaluation of semi-finalist start-ups and have selected the finalists. The judges are industry experts (ICT and agriculture), entrepreneurs and in…

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Realising climate gains from smallholder chicken farming in Africa

There is hardly a document on African climate change issues that does not portray livestock husbandry in a negative light - responsible for emitting substantial quantities of greenhouse gases. While it is true that some livestock play a role in gener…

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May 28

Blockchain workshop: Making it happen

The workshop aims at identifying and promoting effective strategies which will ensure successful implementation of blockchain for agriculture initiatives in ACP countries. To achieve this, it discusses the four selected projects of the CTA blockchain call for proposals, develop a common understanding on the key issues that need to be addr…
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Wageningen, Netherlands

Dec 4

Catalysing actionable knowledge to make next-generation ACP agriculture work for women

As a continuation of the “experience capitalisation” activity, the third series of experience capitalisation workshop focuses on how selected information and communication technologies (ICT), digital and business linkage interventions can directly benefit women in agri-food value chains, give them voice and connections, and make their activities more profitable, productive and resilient. Pa…
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Wageningen, Netherlands

Nov 6

Catalysing actionable knowledge to facilitate next-generation ACP agriculture through youth entrepreneurship, job creation and digitalisation

After a successful first series of experience capitalisation on digitalisation, CTA holds the second series of the workshops focusing on youth and entrepreneurship. The workshop focuses on how digital applications combined with suitable business models, incubators, accelerators and other support offer opportunities for youth entrepreneurship, and agribusiness development to transform next-gener…

Oct 16

Catalysing actionable knowledge to enhance next-generation ACP agribusiness through digitalisation

For the past eight years, CTA and its partners have implemented various projects and other activities designed to improve and enhance agribusiness and value chain performance in ACP countries through the application of information and communication technologies and digitalisation more generally. To inform future and ongoing investment in this area, CTA is convening an "experience capitalis…
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Wageningen, Netherlands

Sep 4

CTA Pitch AgriHack 2018

The Pitch AgriHack 2018 start-up competition, with a special emphasis on young women entrepreneurs, holds its final during AGRF. It welcomes co-founders of e-agri start-ups owners of early stage or advanced ICT platforms that are already operational. The theme this year is "Women entrepreneurs innovate for agricultural transformation in ACP countries". A total of nine prizes are awarded…
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Kigali, Rwanda

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