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Guarantee funds unlock finance for agri-entrepreneurship in West Africa

Timely completion of field preparation and grain harvesting is a major challenge for rice farmers across sub-Saharan Africa. A new business model led by young people is providing mechanised services to farmers for activities such as soil preparation…

by Marnie Pannatier


Broadening the appeal of mobile money

Mobile network providers are helping to create simple payments channels, for example between big processors and producers, that act as core infrastructure around which other products like microfinance can be structured. At the same time, some private…


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Jan 15

Strengthening the local agrifood sector and promoting agritourism

As part of CTA, IFAD, SPTO, PIPSO and Pacific Community support to strengthen linkages between agriculture, tourism and trade and encouraging local sourcing of food by the tourism industry,  a workshop on Policy setting for improved linkages between agriculture and tourism: Strengthening the local agrifood sector and promoting agritourism is organised in Kiribati.…
Tarawa, Kiribati

Jun 14

Food 2030: Research and Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security Conference

The Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU is organising a Flagship Conference dedicated to Research and Innovation (R&I) as a driver of sustainable food systems transformation. Such a transformation requires a new way of doing science, research and innovation that puts the food system at the centre as a means to ensure food and nutrition security in a changing world affected by the com…
бул. Менделеев 12, 4000 Trakiya, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Oct 9

Perspectives for ICT and Agribusiness in ACP countries: Start-up financing, 3D printing and blockchain

The workshop will discuss and identify key issues and avenues relating to improving access to capital and profitability for youth-led e-agriculture businesses; Develop a better understanding of the relevant and perspectives of 3D Printing and blockchain technology for the ACP agricultural and rural development sector. Develop recommendations which will favour the design of strategic actions to…
Rhenen, Netherlands

Jul 1

Agribusiness Investors Forum for Africa

The European Commission is organising a high-level Investors Forum, bringing together key players in agriculture investment decisions in Africa. The Forum is part of the effort to promote private investment in African agriculture. The role of agriculture as a lever for development and poverty alleviation is widely acknowledged and reflected in many development p…
Rome, Italy

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