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Succeeding as a young agripreneur - Pacific youth speak out

In the Pacific islands, where the population is expected to double by 2050, there is an urgent need for youth to become entrepreneurial and creative risk-takers to help develop innovative, and environmentally sustainable, agricultural economies. But,…

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Making index-based insurance profitable

Tech firms, brokers and insurers are working to make index-based insurance profitable and sustainable without subsidies, by cutting costs, sharing data and improving efficiency.

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Nov 1

Promoting innovative agripreneurship for market gardening in the Sahel

The promotion of agricultural entrepreneurship among young people is one of CTA’s strategic priorities across all ACP regions, and more specifically in West Africa, a region of huge unemployment among under 30s, often resulting in major rural exodus and significant migratory movements on the continent, but also on its periphery. In this context, CTA has been working for several years on initi…

Mar 16

Accelerating innovative and sustainable cassava business models for women and youth in Central Africa (Manioc21)

While the cassava sector continues to play a critical role in Central Africa in terms of income generation, food security and job creation for rural communities, unleashing its full economic potential has proved challenging. For millions of central African smallholders, the road to urban food markets leads through the nascent agricultural processing sector, especially staple foods such as cas…
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Central Africa


Nov 6

UAV4Ag capacity building

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) – or drones – have the potential to help smallholder farmers become more productive, sustainable and profitable by bringing some of the tools of precision agriculture to producers, be these large and medium-scale holdings or associations of small-scale farmers growing the same crop in contiguous areas. 

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Paris, France

Jun 29

Smart Farming Conference: The digital revolution in farming

After mechanisation, the introduction of mineral fertiliser and the industrialisation of production processes, connectivity and data management are now set to unleash the next revolution in the history of farming, smart farming. Precision agriculture has been an evolving reality for some time, but It has now reached a point wh…
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Venlo, Netherlands

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