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myAnga app, a game changer for pastoralist climate resilience

The extreme weather events that result from climate change can be devastating and often exacerbate the already severe climate in arid and semi-arid parts of the world. Climate change is stretching the livelihoods of households in such areas to the li…

by Thomas Were

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Sowing the seeds of climate-resilient agriculture in the Caribbean

In September 2017, Hurricane Maria decimated the agriculture sector in Dominica and Barbuda. By employing climate adaptation and climate-smart agriculture strategies, both countries are working to ‘build back better’ to ensure their agriculture s…

by Natalie Dookie

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9 Results in projects and events

Feb 25

Satellite Agri Hackathon

For the transformation of agriculture in the digital age, spatial technologies and applications will play a major role in providing data, moving agriculture towards new practices. In this regard, La Ferme digitale with the competitions of Atos society and the Comexposium organiser of SIMA 2019, organised a hackathon during which a delegation of three CTA partner organisations in Burkina…
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ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Villepinte, France

Sep 18

International Conference on Farm Insurance

The need for risk management solutions for smallholder farmers is undoubtable, and their long-term value already apparent. However, they remain heavily dependent on grants and subsidies. They are also still unavailable to the vast majority of the world’s 450-500 million smallholders. A decade in, it is time to take stock of the current situation, and to lay the basis for smarter and more scal…
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Basel, Switzerland

Oct 5

7th African Grain Trade Summit

EAGC hosts its flagship policy conference known as the African Grain Trade Summit (AGTS). The AGTS is a biennial high-level, internationally-recognized grain industry conference that brings together business influencers, policymakers and other critical stakeholders from across the African continent and beyond – including heads of state and government, ministers, private sector business leader…
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Sep 12

AMCOMET Africa Hydromet Forum 2017

The inaugural AMCOMET Africa Hydromet Forum will bring together representatives from governments, public and private sectors, regional entities, development agencies and civil society to provide strategic insight to improve hydrological, meteorological and early-warning services to achieve climate an…
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Roosevelt St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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