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Securing finance for women agripreneurs – looking at the bigger picture

Finance is key to accelerating African women’s agribusinesses, a necessary driver for their engagement in lucrative agricultural value chains. But many programmes aiming to facilitate women’s economic inclusion struggle to succeed. Two cases stud…

by Mariam Kadzamira , Beatrice Gakuba , Leah Njeri and Johnson Nkem

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Women leadership at the head of the Pan-African Farmers’ Organisation: the Integrated Rural Development Strategy

Fatma Ben Rejeb is the Chief Executive Officer of the Pan-African Farmers’ Organisation (PAFO). PAFO is a network of Farmers’ Organisations across the African continent that aims to improve communication, collaboration and information/knowledge s…

by Fatma Ben Rejeb

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10 Results in projects and events

Jan 28

VALUE4HER meeting: "Network strenghtening meeting for women agripreneurs"

CTA’s VALUE4HER project has embarked on a process of developing the first agribusiness intelligence network targeting women agripreneurs in Africa. The aim is to create a network of women in agribusiness, enhance information flow within these networks and with their markets, supply chains and other servi…
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Aug 1

Building Capacity for Institutionalising Food Safety Tracking in African Union Member States

Through the Malabo Declaration in June 2014, African heads of state and governments made a commitment to accelerated agricultural growth and transformation, for shared prosperity and improved livelihoods. African leaders committed their countries to the mutual accountability of results and actions, within a biennial review process which involves tracking, monitoring and reporting on the progres…

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…
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Along Valley Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Mar 20

Innovative Cooperative for Optimal Nutrition in Africa (ICON)

With one in four people in sub-Saharan Africa undernourished, Africa is the continent most affected by hunger and malnutrition. Rapid population growth is undermining the capacity of countries to sustainably source food and guarantee access to major food products. Changing food consumption habits – for food that is imported and not very nutritious – coupled with unstable food prices also co…

Jul 16

Open Data for Sustainable Development in Africa

The 2017 Africa Open Data Conference in Accra, Ghana is set to attract over 600 delegates drawn from all over Africa and the world at large. This auspicious event will push the leadership role of the private sector in supplying, using, and demanding open data; bring together brilliant innovators and visionaries to grow their networks, hone their success, and connect with sources of suppor…
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Castle Rd, Accra, Ghana

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