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Seed fairs: an innovative climate-smart practice to obtain stress-tolerant seeds

A major concern for smallholder farmers at the start of each season is to choose and source seeds, and with the advent of climate change, this is more critical than ever. As part of a CTA-led initiative to help farmers counter drought and other extre…

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Jan 19

Open data for Better Land Governance

It is widely understood that effective use of land, the sustainable production of food and development are linked. Yet, creating effective policy, which takes into account broader notions such as economic prosperity and social justice, especially in the context of competing claims to land use and title, still presents significant challenges. The difficulties are compounded by the fragment…
Location:
Dodoma, Tanzania


Mar 8

VALUE4HER: Strengthening women’s agribusiness enterprises in ACP countries

Women are actors in numerous agricultural value chains, offering huge potential for their participation in markets, but very few are involved at the end of the chain. Promoting women’s agribusinesses is therefore a viable route to increasing livelihoods and prosperity for rural communities. However, women often lack access to competitive markets, and technical, leadership and management capac…

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…

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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