Your search

38 Results in articles

Crowdfunding, a new agricultural investment model driven by young entrepreneurs

Faced with the lack of available finance for agricultural businesses from traditional banks, innovative entrepreneurs are turning to digital technology to access investment from the general public. Crowdfunding platforms have many advantages, but als…

by Mamadou Sall , Ken Lohento and Vincent Fautrel

Location:

Gender and digitalisation – supporting women in agribusiness

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) can be powerful tools to overcome limited access to information, boosting productivity and facilitating outsourcing, resource sharing and networking. But gender disparities in the use of ICTs across…

by Dorothy Okello , Michael Sudarkasa and Lucia Ogunsumi

Location:



4 Results in projects and events

Apr 1

Promoting blockchain to increase innovation and business performance in the agrifood sector

Blockchain technology – a digital ledger providing data storage and exchange through a secure, decentralised platform ¬– has the potential to bring a host of benefits to the agrifood sector, but it must be researched comprehensively and implemented strategically if those benefits are to be realised. Having identified innovation for production and profitability as central to its refreshed s…

May 22

3rd German-African Agribusiness Forum

Opportunities and Challenges along the Value Chain: Tailor-Made, Sustainable and Smart SolutionsOver the coming decades, agriculture will be the main motor of the African labour market. Three-quarters of the population in Sub-Sahara Africa are already active in this sector. This is also crucial for the economic growth of African countries, accounting for one-third of GDP in…
Location:
Sonnemannstraße 9, 60314 Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Jul 4

Brussels Development Policy Briefings

A growing number of policy challenges have an impact on the agricultural and rural sector of ACP countries in a global context, impacted by climate change, migration flows and low levels of investment in agriculture.

Location:
Brussels, Belgium

Advanced search