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Closing the gender digital divide, opening opportunities for women in agriculture

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are promoted as an equaliser of opportunities – but this is not always the case for women. Several African initiatives are demonstrating the critical contribution that information and knowledge can…

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Seed fairs: an innovative climate-smart practice to obtain stress-tolerant seeds

A major concern for smallholder farmers at the start of each season is to choose and source seeds, and with the advent of climate change, this is more critical than ever. As part of a CTA-led initiative to help farmers counter drought and other extre…

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Apr 2

Food and agriculture in times of crisis

On the occasion of the Launch of the Global Report on Food Crises 2019, the European Commission – on behalf of the Global Network against Food Crises – hosts a high-level event on 2-3 April on “Food and agriculture in times of crisis”. It aims to mobilise co-ordinat…
Mont des Arts, 1000, Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium

Dec 3


One of the most important tasks of the 24th Session of the of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) will be to work out and adopt a package of decisions ensuring the full implementation of the Paris Agreement, in accordance with the decisions adopted in Paris (COP21) and in Marrakesh (CMA1.1). Moreover, COP24 will include the so-calle…
Katowice, Poland

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…

Dec 6

Forum régional sur le manioc en Afrique centrale

Dans la perspective de contribuer à l’amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle en Afrique centrale, le CTA a redéfini les contours de son action autour du développement et de la promotion des filières racines et tubercules et plus particulièrement de la chaîne de valeur du manioc dans la région. Dans ce context…
Yaounde, Cameroon

Sep 26

Cooperative Leadership event

A Cooperative Leadership Event (CLE) will take place in Lilongwe, Malawi, on 26-30 September at the Malawian Institute of Management. The CLE is organised in partnership with FAO, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), OCDC, and Oxfam. During the event, leaders…
Lilongwe, Malawi

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