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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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Oct 29

5th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Conference & Exhibition

AWIEF Conference brings together on an annual basis, business leaders, public decision-makers and investors from Africa and around the world for two days of discussions on innovative and sustainable solutions to challenges in the development and growth of women-owned and women-led businesses needed to transform the African economy.

Location:
Cape Town, South Africa

Sep 2

African Green Revolution Forum 2019

Africa is on the move, with signs of progress and growing prosperity for millions of its people. The continent has witnessed sustained economic growth and a modernisation of its economy for more than two decades powered by an increasingly inclusive agricultural transformation and by rapid growth in digital innovations. 

Location:
Accra, Ghana

Jun 19

Evaluation et capitalisation des experiences du projet iDEAL Burkina

iDEAL Burkina (Innovation, développement agricole et liens vers le marché pour les jeunes au Burkina Faso), lancé en mai 2018, est un projet de deux ans qui vise à soutenir l'offre de services TIC par les jeunes entrepreneurs e-agricoles, afin de fournir un soutien aux jeunes entrepreneurs agricoles. Il est mis en œuvre par l'association Yam-Pukri.…
Location:
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Feb 15

42nd IFAD Governing Council: The Future of Farming – New Technologies to Transform Smallholder Agriculture

This session introduces frontier technologies and innovative thinkers, demonstrates pathways to integrate new technologies in rural communities, and supports grassroots innovation and development. It is designed to project a long-term vision of the next generation of smallholder agriculture projects, looking ten to thirty years into the future.


Feb 12

General assembly meeting of the ICON project

The General assembly meeting of the Innovative Cooperative on Nutrition (ICON) gathers all its 16 Ashoka fellows members, in Dakar, Senegal to review all the activities carried out since its last meeting in March 2018 in Ouagadougou, Burkina and validate the action plan for the next 12 months.

Location:
Dakar, Senegal

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