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Organic farming: offering women entrepreneurs access to high-value niche markets

Organic agriculture in ACP regions is improving the livelihoods of women farmers, who are selling high value products to global niche markets. Two examples, from Jamaica and Samoa, illustrate the scope for organic agriculture to empower women agripre…

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Nov 21

FAO International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation: Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovation to achieve the SDGs

The world is facing unprecedented global challenges that affect the sustainability of food and agriculture systems, and thus the livelihoods of millions of family farmers worldwide. These challenges pose serious threats to achieving the right to adequate food and the fundamental right of everyone to be free from hunger. More food will be needed to feed a growing population and, in order t…
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Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy


Jun 21

EU Info Point Session: Digitalisation for Development

The Pan African Farmers Organisation (PAFO), CTA and Agricord (International alliance of agri-agencies) have engaged in a joint project to improve the efficiency of farmer’s led enterprises and hence improve productivity, market access and livelihoods for smallholder farmers.

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Rue Archimède 1, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium


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…

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