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Farmer communication and supportive policies key to wider adoption of climate-smart agriculture

Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is a game changer for smallholder farmers in Africa. Many farmers battle with the impacts of rising temperatures, frequent floods and droughts that affect productivity and profits. Extra effort is needed to boost their…

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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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Leveraging innovation and actionable knowledge for next-generation ACP agriculture

Digital as well as other technical and institutional innovations underpin the success of agriculture in developing-country countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP). Such innovations are encouraging a new generation of young ‘agripre…

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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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14 Results in projects and events

May 2

“Policy Setting for Improved Linkages Between Agriculture and Tourism: Strengthening the Local Agrifood Sector and Promoting Agritourism" in Saint Lucia

    The agritourism workshop in Saint Lucia seeks to promote linkages between the agrifood sector and the tourism industry to increase sustainable local sourcing through a developed agritourism policy. The workshop aims at designing inter-sectoral and i…
Location:
Castries, St Lucia

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…
Location:
Basel, Switzerland

Apr 4

International Research Project Spring Symposium - Erasmus University

The Economics of Africa II - A multidimensional view on value chainsThe Development Economics symposium has the aim of having a sustainable impact in a developing country. The event this year focused on Zambia, with emphasis on the factors that influence investment in the agricultural sector. Topics like economics…
Location:
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands

Feb 26

Haïti Policy Round Table: Diversified Home Gardens for Food and Nutrition Security

CTA’s partners, the national University of Haïti, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (FAMV) and Meds & Food for Kids (MFK) will host a policy roundtable on 27 February at Hotel Le Plaza, Champs de Mars, Port-au-Prince, to share experiences and lessons learned  from the joint CTA-FAMV-MFK agriculture-nutrition-income pilot project on “Diversified Home Gardens”.…
Location:
10 Rue Capois, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Jul 3

MUIIS Cooperative Platform

The MUIIS Cooperative Platform” aims to gather about 150 leaders and managers of agricultural cooperatives and farmer organisations (FOs) targeted by the MUIIS project, for a five-day event at NARO-Kawanda.MUIIS is a three-year project striving to promote smallholder agribusiness innovation in Uganda. The project is funde…

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