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Adopting climate-smart agricultural innovations in Southern Africa: Knowledge alone is not enough

Some say that knowledge is power. In the knowledge age, information and ideas are touted as raw materials that are as important as other tangible resources such as land, labour and money. In the agriculture sector, this is also true, with information…

by Mariam Kadzamira and Oluyede Ajayi

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7 Results in projects and events

Sep 18

International Conference on Farm Insurance

The need for risk management solutions for smallholder farmers is undoubtable, and their long-term value already apparent. However, they remain heavily dependent on grants and subsidies. They are also still unavailable to the vast majority of the world’s 450-500 million smallholders. A decade in, it is time to take stock of the current situation, and to lay the basis for smarter and more scal…
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Basel, Switzerland

Jul 3

The MUIIS Cooperative Platform

The “MUIIS Cooperative Platform” aims to gather about 150 leaders and managers of agricultural cooperatives (coops) and farmer organisations (FOs) targeted by the MUIIS project, for a 5 day event at NARO-Kawanda.The Market-led, User-owned ICT4Ag-enabled Information Service (…
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Kawanda, Uganda

May 17

CLIMARK inception meeting in Nairobi

The ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the International Institute for Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and several other partners, invite you to the inception meeting on a new project “Enhancing Market response to resilience in livestock value chain in Eastern Africa (CL…
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Nairobi, Kenya


Apr 11

Enhancing market response to resilience in livestock value chain in Eastern Africa (CLI-MARK)

Some 20 million livestock keepers in the Horn of Africa are threatened by increasingly frequent and severe droughts. Their food and nutrition security, indeed the existence of the pastoral economic system, is under threat. The frequent droughts have eroded the pastoralists’ adaptive capacity and resilience to such an extent that almost every drought now results in a humanitarian crisis. Drou…
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Horn of Africa

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