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Women entrepreneurs: key factors to success in agribusiness

Women around the world are overcoming barriers to establish profitable businesses in the agricultural sector. However, strong links to high-value markets, access to necessary finance and resources, and sufficient business training are essential requi…

in Background stories

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Noi Paulina Selepe / Lesotho: Strength in numbers in Lesotho

When 29-year-old livestock farmer Noi Paulina Selepe launched her agribusiness, she realised it was too small to supply her country’s fast-growing market for chicken meat. Nothing daunted, this enterprising young woman, decided to call on other pou…

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by Clare Pedrick

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Dec 4

Catalysing actionable knowledge to make next-generation ACP agriculture work for women

As a continuation of the “experience capitalisation” activity, the third series of experience capitalisation workshop focuses on how selected ICT, digital and business linkage interventions can directly benefit women in agri-food value chains, giving them voice and connections, and making their activities more profitable, productive and resilient. This constitute contributions from partners…
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Wageningen, Netherlands

Nov 21

FAO International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation: Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovation to achieve the SDGs

The world is facing unprecedented global challenges that affect the sustainability of food and agriculture systems, and thus the livelihoods of millions of family farmers worldwide. These challenges pose serious threats to achieving the right to adequate food and the fundamental right of everyone to be free from hunger. More food will be needed to feed a growing population and, in order t…
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Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Nov 6

Catalysing actionable knowledge to facilitate next-generation ACP agriculture through youth entrepreneurship and job creation

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 ways digital applications combined with suitable business models, incubators, accelerators and other support offer opportunities for youth entrepreneurship, and agribusiness development transform next-generat…

Nov 5

International Data Week 2018 : “Data collection in Africa: State of the art, challenges and solutions”

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) holds its plenary meetings every six months at different locations around the world. Built around the RDA Working and Interest Group meetings the sessions are designed to consolidate the RDA’s work and that of its interest groups in building social and technological bridges towards open data sharing. This plenary meeting is held during the I…
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Gaborone, Botswana

Oct 23

Social Good Summit Geneva 2018

The Social Good Summit Geneva is an initiative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Geneva office that brings together high-level decision makers to forge partnerships for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

CTA organises an AgriTech and Food safety session during the summit.

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Geneva, Switzerland

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