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Apr 2

Food and agriculture in times of crisis

On the occasion of the Launch of the Global Report on Food Crises 2019, the European Commission – on behalf of the Global Network against Food Crises – hosts a high-level event on 2-3 April on “Food and agriculture in times of crisis”. It aims to mobilise co-ordinat…
Location:
Mont des Arts, 1000, Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium

Feb 18

Europeaid Infopoint session: Trends and opportunities in regional trade in Africa - Sharing findings of the Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor (AATM)

Trade is an important avenue through which countries transform their economies and raise standards of living. For African countries, trade in agricultural products offers great potential to boost incomes for farmers, processors and other agricultural value chain actors. The report is a collaboration between the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and…
Location:
Rue de la Loi 43, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Jan 17

GFFA 2019 - Big data for transforming smallholder agriculture - Expert panel discussions

The 11th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is held in Berlin from 17 to 19 January 2019 on the subject "Agriculture Goes Digital – Smart Solutions for Future Farming”.Realising trends, insights and predictions from large agricultural data sets, and using digital tools for advisory services have huge potential for smallholder farmers. However, to use it effectively, d…
Location:
Messedamm 26, 14055 Berlin, Germany

Sep 5

Entrepreneurial Youth in Agriculture: New Skills and Technologies for Growth

To effectively harness the emerging opportunities for economic transformation and associated work opportunities for youth, policymakers need to anticipate how these trends will affect African agriculture and proactively formulate and implement pragmatic strategies to respond to them. The session will focus on the salient transformational changes influencing agriculture and employment patterns w…
Location:
Kigali, Rwanda

Aug 1

Building capacity for institutionalising food safety tracking in African Union member states

Through the Malabo Declaration in June 2014, African heads of state and governments made a commitment to accelerated agricultural growth and transformation, for shared prosperity and improved livelihoods. African leaders committed their countries to the mutual accountability of results and actions, within a biennial review process which involves tracking, monitoring and reporting on the progres…

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