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Data leads to bigger profits: Traceability gains for coffee farmers in Uganda

Agriculture accounts for 70% of employment on small farms and occupies half of all land area in Uganda, providing half of all exports and one-quarter of the country’s GDP. It is considered a leading sector for future economic growth and economic in…

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13 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…
Location:
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…
Location:
Basel, Switzerland

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…

May 7

Regional Forum - Developing Pacific Local Food Crops & Fisheries Value Chains - Key Innovations & Critical Success Factors

A regional forum is organised from 7 - 10 May 2018 in Fiji to share the results and recommendations from commissioned multi-country studies and national and regional consultations on the agriculture/nutrition nexus; weather risk management and tools; agricultural and value chain finance; business development; novel ICTs and priority nutrition sensitive value chains. This cross-learning ev…
Location:
Victoria Parade, Suva, Fiji

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