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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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Mar 20

Innovative Cooperative for Optimal Nutrition (ICON) in Africa

With one in four people in sub-Saharan Africa undernourished, Africa is the continent most affected by hunger and malnutrition. Rapid population growth is undermining the capacity of countries to sustainably source food and guarantee access to major food products. Changing food consumption habits – for food that is imported and not very nutritious – coupled with unstable food prices also co…

Feb 28

Webinar: Farmers’ Access to Data: Key data for farmers - webinar

This webinar explains the different key data streams, flow and sources that are vital to agricultural value chains. Participants identify the data they own or collect on their farms and its usefulness, understand the difference between human and machine farm data, identify the part in the agricultural value chain where data, and which data, is needed most.


Jun 28

Suva, Fiji: National Roundtable on Promoting Nutritious Food Systems in the Pacific Islands

CTA and PIPSO in collaboration with IFAD Regional Office is organising a workshop with inter-connected round tables to present the project, share evidence generated to date, engage with key stakeholders including the private sector and financial institutions, learn lessons, build synergies and gain buy-in for follow-up priority actions that strengthen public-private-producer partnerships…
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Suva, Fiji

Apr 11

Enhancing market response to resilience in livestock value chain in Eastern Africa (CLI-MARK)

Some 20 million livestock keepers in the Horn of Africa are threatened by increasingly frequent and severe droughts. Their food and nutrition security, indeed the existence of the pastoral economic system, is under threat. The frequent droughts have eroded the pastoralists’ adaptive capacity and resilience to such an extent that almost every drought now results in a humanitarian crisis. …
Location:
Horn of Africa

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