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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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Apr 1

Regional Pacific agritourism workshop

The regional Pacific agritourism workshop regional policy setting for improved linkages between agriculture, trade and tourism: strengthening the local agrifood sector and promoting healthy food in agritourism" brings together the leading stakeholders, including experts, policymakers, private sector representatives and producer groups who have been…
Location:
Nadi, Fiji

Jul 11

UAS Capacity Building, Enterprise Management and Business Development Workshop

Component 1: Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) - To build capacity among African enterprises in making effective and responsible use of UAS and to equip participants with the needed theoretical and practical knowledge to fully and responsibly utilise such systems and market their services.Component 2: Enterprise management - To analyse the structure and functioning of th…
Location:
Lusaka, Zambia

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.

Location:
Rue Archimède 1, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Apr 23

Innovative enterprise development and market linkages for young agripreneurs in Burkina Faso (iDEAL Burkina)

Agriculture is a key sector in Burkina Faso: it represents 54% of gross domestic product (GDP), and accounts for 86% of the country’s economy. However, agriculture in Burkina Faso has undergone very little modernisation. At the same time, two out of three jobseekers (66%) are young people under the age of 25. Of those who are employed, three-quarters work in agriculture, but many have few pro…
Location:
Burkina Faso

Apr 6

Increasing dairy productivity and incomes for smallholder farmers, and youth enterprise development in the dairy sector East and Southern Africa (DAIRYPROFIT)

The East African region produces 68% of the continent’s milk output, with Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania among the biggest dairy producers. Smallholder milk production accounts for up to 80% of milk produced in the region; most of this milk (80%) is marketed raw, through a ‘warm’ chain (raw milk chain), which makes it almost impossible to ensure milk quality and safety standards.…

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