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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 18

NDC and climate financing options for agriculture in Ethiopia

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 agriculture.…
Location:
Bishoftu, Ethiopia

Oct 4

Prize Digital for Development (D4D)

CTA, in collaboration with  PAFO and AgriCord, holds a presentation on Benefits of digitalisation for smallholder farmers at the Prize Digital for Development (D4D) organised by the Royal Museum of Central Africa with the support of the Belgian Directorate-General for Development Coopera…
Location:
Leuvensesteenweg 13, 3080 Tervuren, Belgium

Mar 20

Innovative Cooperative for Optimal Nutrition (ICON) in Africa

With one in four people in sub-Saharan Africa undernourished, Africa is the continent most affected by hunger and malnutrition. Rapid population growth is undermining the capacity of countries to sustainably source food and guarantee access to major food products. Changing food consumption habits – for food that is imported and not very nutritious – coupled with unstable food prices also co…

Mar 16

Accelerating innovative and sustainable cassava business models for women and youth in Central Africa (Manioc21)

While the cassava sector continues to play a critical role in Central Africa in terms of income generation, food security and job creation for rural communities, unleashing its full economic potential has proved challenging. For millions of central African smallholders, the road to urban food markets leads through the nascent agricultural processing sector, especially staple foods such as cas…
Location:
Central Africa

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