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Opportunities for blockchain in agriculture

To discuss the opportunities and challenges for blockchain in agriculture in the agri-food sector, over 160 participants gathered in Brussels on 15 May, 2019 at the 55th Brussels Development Briefing organised by CTA, the European Commission (DEVCO),…

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7 Results in projects and events

Apr 5

Disruptive Agricultural Technology Challenge and Conference

The Disruptive Agricultural Technology (DAT) Challenge and Conference aims to provide a forum to discuss the opportunities offered by disruptive digital technologies to increase productivity, and access to services and markets in the agricultural sector. Several promising digital technology innovators in agriculture…
Location:
Chiromo Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

Jul 4

VALUE4HER launch

Women are actors in numerous agricultural value chains, offering huge potential for their participation in markets, but few are involved in the business end of the chain. Women often lack access to competitive markets; they lack the technical, leadership and management capacities to lead agribusiness for growth and are often limited in accessing business intelligence necessa…
Location:
Along Valley Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Apr 6

Enhancing structured grain trade for smallholder farmers in Eastern Africa (GRAINHUBs)

Smallholder farmers produce 80–90% of the grains in Eastern Africa, but many face challenges in accessing markets and fulfilling market demands. Smallholder farmers often lack the skills and knowledge to trade effectively, yet most are dependent on their farms for income. They are also disadvantaged by the relatively high cost of inputs (improved seed and fertiliser), and many have nowhere to…

Nov 27

Sustainable and profitable value chains and agribusinesses in the Caribbean

Agriculture has been declining in the Caribbean over the last 10 years. Nevertheless, it still provides a livelihood for many, especially in rural communities, and contributes to food and nutrition security. The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has highlighted the need for the region’s agriculture to become more business oriented. Indeed, some farmers are still able to access export markets in E…
Location:
Trinidad and Tobago

Jun 28

Workshop Experience Sharing on ICT4Ag

A workshop held from 28 June - 01 July 2016 in Wageningen, the Netherlands to help document experiences and capitalise on the knowledge gained during the implementation of seven projects involving ICTs within the agricultural sector in Antigua, Belize, Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, and Sudan.

Location:
Wageningen, Netherlands

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