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Closing the gender digital divide, opening opportunities for women in agriculture

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are promoted as an equaliser of opportunities – but this is not always the case for women. Several African initiatives are demonstrating the critical contribution that information and knowledge can…

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Seed fairs: an innovative climate-smart practice to obtain stress-tolerant seeds

A major concern for smallholder farmers at the start of each season is to choose and source seeds, and with the advent of climate change, this is more critical than ever. As part of a CTA-led initiative to help farmers counter drought and other extre…

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107 Results in projects and events

Jul 3

National workshop: Climate finance for agriculture in Guyana

Agriculture 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 agricu…
Location:
Georgetown, Guyana

Jun 18

European Development Days

Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. The EDD is a participatory programme.


Jun 12

VALUE4HER B2B Trade Fair: "Enhancing women inclusion in agribusiness"

The VALUE4HER B2B trade fair event is organised as a platform to enhance interaction and networking among African women in agribusiness and potential investors and trade partners. It is an avenue for women agripreneurs to pitch and showcase their businesses with hopes to seal some regional and global business deals.

Location:
Nairobi, Kenya

Jun 3

Climate Research for Development in Africa (CR4D) meeting

The Climate Research for Development (CR4D) is an initiative launched to strengthen links between climate science research and climate information needs in support development planning in Africa. CR4D is an African-led initiative supported by partnership between African Climate Policy Center (ACPC) of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), African Ministerial Conferen…
Location:
Nairobi, Kenya

May 20

Food safety capacity training for AU Members States and RECs

Food safety is an emerging issue in Africa. It is complex and cuts across various sectors. Reporting on the AFSI will require expertise to be availed to support the process. The data collection on the BR is mostly coordinated by focal points of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP). These CAADP focal points are at times s…
Location:
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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