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Climate-smart community seed banks conserve and share essential farm biodiversity resources

Community seed banks offer a sustainable way to improve access to high-value seeds, creating viable community-based businesses and maintaining biodiversity. In addition, community seed banks contribute to farmer adaptation. They also indirectly enhan…

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Delivering ‘bundles’ of services offers boost to women agripreneurs

Women are major players in Africa’s agriculture sector, but have to overcome a number of hurdles in developing and running successful farming businesses. Providing packages of services, including access to land and finance, business skills, extensi…

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Aug 14

African Dairy Conference and Exhibition

The African Dairy Conference and Exhibition brings together all major stakeholders in the African dairy industry including business leaders, government representatives, technology entrepreneurs, research institutions, and multinational investment firms looking to expand into the region.

Location:
Harambee Ave, Nairobi City, Kenya

May 9

Policy workshop: Climate finance to support agriculture in Mali

The level of climate finance in the agricultural sector is very small compared with other sectors. Less than 5% of global climate finance is targeted to agricultural sector and, even much less to smallholder farmers. This is in contrast to the responsibility placed on agricultural sector to produce more food by 2050 under climatic uncertainties.

Location:
Bamako, Mali

May 8

Promoting climate finance for agriculture in Tchad

The level of climate finance in the agricultural sector is very small compared with other sectors. Less than 5% of global climate finance is targeted to agricultural sector and, even much less to smallholder farmers. This is in contrast to the responsibility placed on agricultural sector to produce more food by 2050 under climatic uncertainties.

Location:
N'Djamena, Chad

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

Jan 19

Open data for Better Land Governance

It is widely understood that effective use of land, the sustainable production of food and development are linked. Yet, creating effective policy, which takes into account broader notions such as economic prosperity and social justice, especially in the context of competing claims to land use and title, still presents significant challenges. The difficulties are compounded by the fragment…
Location:
Dodoma, Tanzania

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