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Seed fairs: an innovative climate-smart practice to obtain stress-tolerant seeds

A major concern for smallholder farmers at the start of each season is to choose and source seeds, and with the advent of climate change, this is more critical than ever. As part of a CTA-led initiative to help farmers counter drought and other extre…

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Climate-smart community seed banks conserve and share essential farm biodiversity resources

Community seed banks offer a sustainable way to improve access to high-value seeds, creating viable community-based businesses and maintaining biodiversity. In addition, community seed banks contribute to farmer adaptation. They also indirectly enhan…

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Delivering ‘bundles’ of services offers boost to women agripreneurs

Women are major players in Africa’s agriculture sector, but have to overcome a number of hurdles in developing and running successful farming businesses. Providing packages of services, including access to land and finance, business skills, extensi…

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Mar 20

Innovative Cooperative for Optimal Nutrition in Africa (ICON)

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…

Sep 4

Africa Green Revolution Forum 2017

Accelerating Africa’s Path to Prosperity: Growing Inclusive Economies and Jobs through AgricultureToday, across Africa, big things are happening for the millions of smal…
Location:
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Mar 19

10th CAADP Partnership Platform: Africa conference on Agriculture and Rural Development: MHA keynote speaker, discussion `climate change & agriculture` and study `African Agriculture: Drivers of Success for CAADP Implementation`presented as `Seed of the W

10th CAADP Partnership Platform: Africa conference on Agriculture and Rural Development: MHA keynote speaker, discussion `climate change & agriculture` and study `African Agriculture: Drivers of Success for CAADP Implementation`presented as `Seed of the W
Location:
Durban, ZA

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