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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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Jul 31

GODAN Action webinar: Data ecosystem mapping to support FAIR data principles

Creating a map of a data ecosystem can help us to understand and explain where and how the use of data creates value. A data ecosystem map can help to identify the key data stewards and users, the relationships between them and the different roles they play. Representing ecosystems in detailed maps can be particularly useful when contexts are complex, not well understood or not yet fully develo…

Apr 23

Innovative enterprise development and market linkages for young agripreneurs in Burkina Faso (iDEAL Burkina)

Agriculture is a key sector in Burkina Faso: it represents 54% of gross domestic product (GDP), and accounts for 86% of the country’s economy. However, agriculture in Burkina Faso has undergone very little modernisation. At the same time, two out of three jobseekers (66%) are young people under the age of 25. Of those who are employed, three-quarters work in agriculture, but many have few pro…
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Burkina Faso

Jul 1

Promotion and development of the cassava value chain in Central Africa

As part of its work programme in Central Africa, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (CTA) is committed to contributing to food and nutrition security in the region, through the promotion and implementation of innovative approaches, mechanisms and tools for sustainable and inclusive development of the cassava value chain.



Apr 25

High Level Event on: Innovative Ways for Sustainable Nutrition, Food Security and Inclusive Agricultural Growth

Food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture are among the EU’s top development priorities for the period of 2015–2020. In this regard, research and innovation are fundamental pieces to achieve food and nutrition security goals. The EU is launching four major initiatives to support partner countries in food security and agriculture specifically addressing the key areas…
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Rue aux Laines, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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