Africa Director of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and member of the Malabo Montpellier (MaMo) Panel, Debisi Araba, explains how mechanisation can open up opportunities across Africa’s agricultural value chains.
The Baguinéda agricultural training centre in Mali has one main ambition – to help youths start their own farming businesses. Over 5 years, the centre has trained dozens of farmers who have formed a dynamic network of agro-entrepreneurs.
CTA is a joint institution operating under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement between the ACP Group of States (Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific) and the EU Member States (European Union). CTA is funded by the European Union.