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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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Organic farming: offering women entrepreneurs access to high-value niche markets

Organic agriculture in ACP regions is improving the livelihoods of women farmers, who are selling high value products to global niche markets. Two examples, from Jamaica and Samoa, illustrate the scope for organic agriculture to empower women agripre…

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Apr 6

Increasing dairy productivity and incomes for smallholder farmers, and youth enterprise development in the dairy sector East and Southern Africa (DAIRYPROFIT)

The East African region produces 68% of the continent’s milk output, with Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania among the biggest dairy producers. Smallholder milk production accounts for up to 80% of milk produced in the region; most of this milk (80%) is marketed raw, through a ‘warm’ chain (raw milk chain), which makes it almost impossible to ensure milk quality and safety standards.…

Jul 1

Promotion and development of the cassava value chain in Central Africa

As part of its work programme in Central Africa, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (CTA) is committed to contributing to food and nutrition security in the region, through the promotion and implementation of innovative approaches, mechanisms and tools for sustainable and inclusive development of the cassava value chain.


Jan 29

3rd Caribbean Agribusiness Forum

The 3rd Caribbean Agribusiness Forum is the result of a synergic collaboration put in place between the ACP-EU TBT Programme and CTA, and building upon two Agribusiness Forums held in 2014 and 2015 organised by CTA, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (…
Location:
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

May 17

Promoting competitiveness of agricultural value chains in the Dominican Republic

In the Dominican Republic, agriculture is of great social and economic importance. The sector provides 8% of the country’s GDP, 14% of the labour force and 25% of total exports. However, the Dominican Republic faces challenges regarding commercial integration with Central America, the US and Europe, to enhance the competitiveness of its rural enterprises and participate in profitable and sust…
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Dominican Republic

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