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Closing the gender digital divide, opening opportunities for women in agriculture

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are promoted as an equaliser of opportunities – but this is not always the case for women. Several African initiatives are demonstrating the critical contribution that information and knowledge can…

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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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Sep 9

CTA/PAFO Capitalisation of experience and knowledge management workshop

Based upon the collaboration in support of selected farmers' organisations-led businesses supported by CTA and partners, the workshop proposes to:review the results and lessons learned from the supported cases at national level after the support provided by CTA, PAFO and AgriCord members;identify further business cases whi…
Location:
Brussels, Belgium


Oct 2

Training in the use of UAS:​ Mission planning, piloting and imagery acquisition

Training representatives from 16 African enterprises based in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, and Senegal, in the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for service delivery. The participants will be trained in mission planning, drone piloting and high resolution imagery acquisition.

Location:
Cape Coast, Ghana

Aug 24

Youth economic empowerment through agribusiness in Kenya (Vijabiz)

This project aims to create sustainable employment for the rural youth through active engagement in agribusiness for wealth creation and poverty reduction. More specifically, it will build entrepreneurship capacity for youth about 150 youth agribusiness groups in cereal, dairy and fishery value chains in th…

Jul 31

GODAN Action webinar on Data Interoperability: The Land Portal experience of open data management

This webinar is hosted as part of GODAN Action. GODAN Action is a three-year project to enable data users, producers and intermediaries to engage effectively with open data in the agriculture and nutrition sectors. In particular we work to strengthen capacity, to promote common standards and best practice and to improve how we measure impact

Location:
Wageningen, Netherlands

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