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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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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…

Nov 1

Promoting innovative agripreneurship for market gardening in the Sahel

The promotion of agricultural entrepreneurship among young people is one of CTA’s strategic priorities across all ACP regions, and more specifically in West Africa, a region of huge unemployment among under 30s, often resulting in major rural exodus and significant migratory movements on the continent, but also on its periphery. In this context, CTA has been working for several years on initi…

Oct 16

Leveraging CTA’s innovation experiences to inform next generation ACP agriculture

Drawn from their extensive experience in implementing innovative agricultural approaches across ACP countries, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and their partners possess diverse expertise in agriculture and rural development. In particular, the strengths of the organisation include digitalisation, agribusiness, youth entrepreneurship…
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Wageningen, Netherlands

Aug 28

Launching of the Vijabiz project

CTA in partnership with USTADI will be launching the Youth Economic Empowerment through Agribusiness in Kenya (VIjabiz) project. The overreaching goal of the project is to create sustainable employment for the rural youth in the counti…
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Nairobi, Kenya

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