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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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Bundled green services drive farmer adoption of climate-smart agriculture

Experience with climate-smart agriculture (CSA) initiatives increasingly shows that delivering green services in isolation is an ineffective approach that produces disappointing outcomes. The provision of ‘bundled’ of products which are suited to…

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6 Results in projects and events

Jan 29

Vijabiz commodity business workshop

 “Youth Economic Empowerment through Agribusiness in Kenya” (Vijabiz) project organises a commodity business opportunity workshops targeting the youth involved in the project in Nakuru and Kilifi counties.This interactive workshop brings together key stakeholders from the county governments, non-governmental…
Location:
Nakuru, Kenya

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…
Location:
Nairobi, Kenya


Sep 13

Scaling Up Climate-Smart Agricultural Solutions for Cereals and Livestock Farmers in Southern Africa

To support the implementation of a new flagship project to bring climate-smart solutions to farmers and build genuine synergies with partners, CTA is co-organising a regional planning meeting ‘Scaling-Up Climate-Smart Agricultural Solutions for Cereals and Livestock Farmers in Southern Africa – Building partnership for successful implementation’, 13–15 September 2016 in Johanne…
Location:
Johannesburg, South Africa

Apr 11

Scaling-Up Climate-smart Agricultural Solutions for Cereals and Livestock Farmers in Southern Africa

Weather patterns highly influence agricultural activities in southern Africa and, in turn, the food security, nutrition and income of rural households. The high vulnerability to climatic change causes recurrent swings between food scarcity and surplus, which results in food insecurity for up to six million people.…
Location:
Malawi

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