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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 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

Jan 1

Business intelligence services for price risk management in the maize, rice, millet and sorghum sectors in West Africa

Cereals in West Africa are part of the basic diet of the population and are an important source of income for many small producers. The cereal trade accounts for a significant share of intra-regional trade and has significant potential for improving food security and livelihoods. However, many obstacles deter the development of this trade, including the lack of reliable information and analysis…

Nov 2

Linking Agriculture and Tourism through Policy Setting

High quality food, every day of the year, is essential to hotels, lodges and resorts. Often the food purchasing bill of a tourism site is large in the context of the local economy, but surprisingly little is spent locally, even when supplies are available from farmers, fishermen and small-scale agribusinesses. The challenges of shifting food-sourcing to local suppliers are considerable, y…
Location:
Saint Michael, Barbados

Oct 31

3D Modelling exercise (P3DM) in Darfur

CTA is collaborating with UNEP in the Wadi el Ku catchment management project for livelihoods development and sustainable peace in Sudan.The activity will take place in Darfur and is nestled into an existing EU-funded (UNEP – administered) 8.4M USD project. The…

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