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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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Realising climate gains from smallholder chicken farming in Africa

There is hardly a document on African climate change issues that does not portray livestock husbandry in a negative light - responsible for emitting substantial quantities of greenhouse gases. While it is true that some livestock play a role in gener…

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E-extension leads to higher yields: e-Granary benefits smallholder farmers in Kenya

In 2017, an assessment conducted by the International Journal of innovative studies in Science and Engineering Technologies in Kenya highlighted that with the use of ICTs, e-extension services can be availed to nearly the entire population of farmers…

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100 Results in projects and events

Jun 6

GODAN Webinar: Space for Agriculture in Developing Countries

The UK Space Agency’s (UKSA) International Partnership Programme (IPP) is a five-year, £30 million per year programme that uses the UK space sector’s research and innovation strengths to deliver sustainable, economic and societal benefit to developing countries. This includes six projects across Latin America, Africa and Asia focused on agriculture. A report…
Location:
Wageningen, Netherlands

May 19

Supporting ACP countries to meet their NDCs through agroforestry

Following the initial consensus reached by climate negotiators in COP21 and recent key outcomes agreed at the UN climate talks in Katowice during COP24, the Paris rulebook has been generally agreed upon, (although some areas have been pushed to COP 25). The new international climate regime that has been agreed upon mandating countries to report progress in achieving thei…
Location:
Montpellier, France

Apr 5

Disruptive Agricultural Technology Challenge and Conference

The Disruptive Agricultural Technology (DAT) Challenge and Conference aims to provide a forum to discuss the opportunities offered by disruptive digital technologies to increase productivity, and access to services and markets in the agricultural sector. Several promising digital technology innovators in agriculture…
Location:
Chiromo Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

Feb 25

Satellite Agri Hackathon

For the transformation of agriculture in the digital age, spatial technologies and applications will play a major role in providing data, moving agriculture towards new practices. In this regard, La Ferme digitale with the competitions of Atos society and the Comexposium organiser of SIMA 2019, organised a hackathon during which a delegation of three CTA partner organisations in Burkina…
Location:
ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Villepinte, France

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