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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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13 Results in projects and events

Oct 3

8th African Grain Trade Summit

The 8th African Grain Trade Summit, scheduled to be hosted in Mombasa, Kenya aims at transforming grain trade value chains for more trade and better trade and a prosperous Africa. Disruption of grain trade has significant implications. The volume and value of grain trade between Africa countries is greatly impeded and in…
Location:
Mombasa, Kenya

Apr 6

Enhancing structured grain trade for smallholder farmers in Eastern Africa (GRAINHUBs)

Smallholder farmers produce 80–90% of the grains in Eastern Africa, but many face challenges in accessing markets and fulfilling market demands. Smallholder farmers often lack the skills and knowledge to trade effectively, yet most are dependent on their farms for income. They are also disadvantaged by the relatively high cost of inputs (improved seed and fertiliser), and many have nowhere to…

Oct 5

7th African Grain Trade Summit

EAGC hosts its flagship policy conference known as the African Grain Trade Summit (AGTS). The AGTS is a biennial high-level, internationally-recognized grain industry conference that brings together business influencers, policymakers and other critical stakeholders from across the African continent and beyond – including heads of state and government, ministers, private sector business leader…
Location:
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Nov 29

Regional Conference on Grain Trade in West Africa

'Grain agribusiness in West Africa: What market instruments and public policies are needed to enhance the fluidity of the regional grain market in the ECOWAS region?' That is the subject of the regional conference to be held in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso. Around 200 participants will share their experiences and good practices, and propose ways to promote cr…
Location:
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Oct 11

2nd PACA Partnership Platform Meeting and PACA-CTA side event

The Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA) and CTA have come together to accelerate concrete collaboration with the private sector in order to increase private sector / industry-led, market-driven, integrated Public Private Producer Partnership (PPPPs) to address the aflatoxin challenge. Central to engaging the private sec…
Location:
Entebbe, Uganda

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