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Closing the gender digital divide, opening opportunities for women in agriculture

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are promoted as an equaliser of opportunities – but this is not always the case for women. Several African initiatives are demonstrating the critical contribution that information and knowledge can…

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Opportunities for blockchain in agriculture

To discuss the opportunities and challenges for blockchain in agriculture in the agri-food sector, over 160 participants gathered in Brussels on 15 May, 2019 at the 55th Brussels Development Briefing organised by CTA, the European Commission (DEVCO),…

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41 Results in projects and events

Jun 12

VALUE4HER B2B Trade Fair: "Enhancing women inclusion in agribusiness"

The VALUE4HER B2B trade fair event is organised as a platform to enhance interaction and networking among African women in agribusiness and potential investors and trade partners. It is an avenue for women agripreneurs to pitch and showcase their businesses with hopes to seal some regional and global business deals.

Location:
Nairobi, Kenya

Apr 29

Organised producers as partners in Pacific agribusiness and value chain development

This series of events builds on the work that started in September/October 2018, when seven representatives of Pacific Islands farmers/producers' organisations and government ministries working with farmers' organisations in Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga participated in the international course 'Organised Farmers as Partners in Agribusiness - Optimising the…
Location:
Nadi, Fiji

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

Jan 28

VALUE4HER meeting: "Network strenghtening meeting for women agripreneurs"

CTA’s VALUE4HER project has embarked on a process of developing the first agribusiness intelligence network targeting women agripreneurs in Africa. The aim is to create a network of women in agribusiness, enhance information flow within these networks and with their markets, supply chains and other servi…
Location:
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Jan 23

Community of practice youth in agribusiness - Supply and demand factors impacting youth employment and entrepreneurship

Young people struggle to make the transition from education to work to become financially independent. A growing aspiration gap lays bare the friction between economic realities and what it means for youth to be gainfully employed or a successful entrepreneur. The agri-food sector holds a great deal of potential. While national and global organisations are recognising the urgency of addre…
Location:
Agro Business Park 2, 6708 PW Wageningen, Netherlands

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