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E-extension leads to higher yields: e-Granary benefits smallholder farmers in Kenya

In 2017, an assessment conducted by the International Journal of innovative studies in Science and Engineering Technologies in Kenya highlighted that with the use of ICTs, e-extension services can be availed to nearly the entire population of farmers…

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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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500 pilotes de drones déployés au Togo d’ici 2025

Ce qui attire le plus les jeunes vers l’agriculture, c’est leur fascination pour les nouvelles technologie. Mieux, l’agriculture de précision avec les drones permet d’aller plus vite et réduit de 100 % la pénibilité du travail de la terre…


Multi-stakeholder platforms and alliances advance climate-smart agriculture in Africa

Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is increasingly gaining momentum as countries develop technologies and practices to combat the impacts of climate change. But while the concept of CSA may seem obvious, it is more complex than it appears. This is compo…

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Nov 1

Promoting innovative agripreneurship for market gardening in the Sahel

The promotion of agricultural entrepreneurship among young people is one of CTA’s strategic priorities across all ACP regions, and more specifically in West Africa, a region of huge unemployment among under 30s, often resulting in major rural exodus and significant migratory movements on the continent, but also on its periphery. In this context, CTA has been working for several years on initi…

Jun 24

The blockchain: what does the internet-of-value offer agriculture?

CTA wants to remain on the cutting edge of agricultural development. The blockchain, one of the most significant technology innovations in recent years, is now starting to show its potential. 'Year 2025 of the @gricultural Revolution', a video prepared by CTA for the ICT4Ag conference in 2011, sh…
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Agro Business Park, 6708 Wageningen, Netherlands

Nov 16

Promoting regional trade and value chains in Central Africa until 2025: Malabo speaks to Central Africa

Building on the Malabo Declaration on Accelerated agricultural growth and transformation for shared prosperity and improved livelihoods, the conference seeks to engage with the promotion of key agricultural value chains and the development of intra-regional trade in Central Africa. In particular, it will focus on translating into action two of the seven commitments made by the Member St…
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Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Oct 12

2nd AFAAS Africa-wide Agricultural Extension Week

The second Africa-Wide Agricultural Extension Week will take place from 12-16 October 2015, at the Hilton Hotel, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia under the theme “Reinvigorating Extension Services for Market-led Agriculture within the context of the Malabo declaration”. The event is organised by the African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) and is expected to bring toge…
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Oct 12

Plug & Play day at the AFAAS Extension Week

CTA will partner with AFAAS in organising a Plug & Play day. The event This edition of Plug & Play will enable the capacity of agricultural extension service practitioners to better integrate the tools into their activities. It will be a full-day event with the morning focusing o…

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