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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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Who owns farmer data? Exploring the rights and codes of conduct for transparent agricultural data sharing

Data-driven services have the potential to effectively propel agricultural innovations and contribute to the sustainability of food systems. But despite a continuous increase of initiatives facilitating common data exchange in agriculture, a lack of…

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Young innovators transforming African agriculture awarded in Accra - Winners of Pitch AgriHack competition announced

Accra, Ghana, 6 September 2019. Seven young agricultural entrepreneurs, including four women, were awarded today for digital innovations during the closing plenary at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Accra.

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Sep 11

Brussels Briefing 57: "Smallholder agriculture: key to food security/nutrition and sustainable food systems"

The Brussels Briefing 57 on "Smallholder agriculture: key to food security/nutrition and sustainable food systems", organised by CTA, the European Commission/EuropeAid, discusses smallholder agriculture and its key role in delivering food security/nutrition, and sustainable food systems, as recognised in SDG 2.Examples of successes from smallholders in various sectors and value c…
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Georges Henrilaan 451, 1200 Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe, Belgium


Aug 21

Climate finance and support mechanisms for a resilient agriculture sector in West and Central Africa

As African agriculture is mainly rainfed, smallholder farmers and food security are vulnerable to the vagaries of the weather. Adaptation and resilience in Africa’s agriculture is critically important and has assumed a priority in policy discourse and development agenda in the continent. Increasing investment to support adaptation and resilience of agriculture has been identified as one of th…

Apr 2

Food and agriculture in times of crisis

On the occasion of the Launch of the Global Report on Food Crises 2019, the European Commission – on behalf of the Global Network against Food Crises – hosts a high-level event on 2-3 April on “Food and agriculture in times of crisis”. It aims to mobilise co-ordinat…
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Mont des Arts, 1000, Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium

Mar 11

Strengthening sustainable access and effective utilisation of open data in agriculture and nutrition initiatives

One of the persistent challenges facing various stakeholders in the agriculture and nutrition sector in Zimbabwe is physical and cognitive access to relevant credible evidence to use in identifying research priorities, doing the research, develop policy and in making programme interventions to ensure food and nutrition security. This workshop  will target food and n…
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Harare, Zimbabwe

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