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Using fintech to drive financial inclusion for rural women

Despite women’s role as key players in agriculture and the rural economy of developing countries, a great many barriers prevent them from making a more substantial contribution. Compared with men, women have less access to productive resources, suc…

by Edinah Kyokusiima , Yanick Bakker , Imelda Aniambossou and Shari-Ann Palmer

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A passion for storytelling about youth in African agribusiness

In 2016, Inoussa Maïga and I founded Agribusiness TV, the first web TV to target African youth engaged in agricultural entrepreneurship. Our objective was to make agriculture more attractive to young people by showcasing stories about people who hav…

by Nawsheen Hosenally

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Pathways to scale finance for digitalisation on the path to agricultural transformation

Digitalisation of the financial sector, or fintech, has greatly advanced with payment solutions such as mobile money, which contribute to increased levels of financial inclusion. Despite these, agribusiness still needs to invest in digitalisation to…

by Piet Visser , Marc van Ameringen and Ronald Rwakigumba



50 Results in projects and events

May 15

EXCOM2019 - The International Cooperation Expo

The success of business in development cooperation passes through sustainability: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as opportunities for the private sector. EXCO2019 is the first and only global expo dedicated to the innovative solutions provided by the actors of development cooperation: national and international agencies, governments, financial institutions, civil society and in partic…
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Via Ugo Tiberio, 368, 00148 Roma RM, Italy

Nov 21

FAO International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation: Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovation to achieve the SDGs

The world is facing unprecedented global challenges that affect the sustainability of food and agriculture systems, and thus the livelihoods of millions of family farmers worldwide. These challenges pose serious threats to achieving the right to adequate food and the fundamental right of everyone to be free from hunger. More food will be needed to feed a growing population and, in order t…
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Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Oct 23

Social Good Summit Geneva 2018

The Social Good Summit Geneva is an initiative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Geneva office that brings together high-level decision makers to forge partnerships for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

CTA organises an AgriTech and Food safety session during the summit.

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Geneva, Switzerland


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.

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Rue Archimède 1, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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