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Sep 5

Emerging Models Disrupting Agribusiness in Africa?

Agriculture is Africa’s largest economic sector, representing 15% of the continent’s total GDP and accounting for more than 20% of its annual economic growth. This session will consider how to develop agribusiness activities, both downstream (processing) and upstream (input provision), and sustainably link smallholders and small enterprises to structured value chains.

Location:
Kigali, Rwanda

Sep 5

Entrepreneurial Youth in Agriculture: New Skills and Technologies for Growth

To effectively harness the emerging opportunities for economic transformation and associated work opportunities for youth, policymakers need to anticipate how these trends will affect African agriculture and proactively formulate and implement pragmatic strategies to respond to them. The session will focus on the salient transformational changes influencing agriculture and employment patterns w…
Location:
Kigali, Rwanda

Jun 21

EU Info Point Session: Digitalisation for Development

The Pan African Farmers Organisation (PAFO), CTA and Agricord (International alliance of agri-agencies) have engaged in a joint project to improve the efficiency of farmer’s led enterprises and hence improve productivity, market access and livelihoods for smallholder farmers.

Location:
Rue Archimède 1, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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…
Location:
Rome, Italy

Jun 7

EDD 2017: Youth in Agribusiness: Promoting Job Creation in Africa

Leveraging Investment and innovations for Africa’s youth and sustainable economic growth.There is an urgent need to create jobs and diversify economic activity in Sub-Sahara Africa. It is projected that the continent’s youth population will double to over 830 million by 2050 and 10-12 million youth enter the workforce each year, though only 3.1 million jobs are created. Yo…
Location:
Havenlaan 86C, 1000 Brussel, Belgium

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