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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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Realising climate gains from smallholder chicken farming in Africa

There is hardly a document on African climate change issues that does not portray livestock husbandry in a negative light - responsible for emitting substantial quantities of greenhouse gases. While it is true that some livestock play a role in gener…

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Feb 12

International Food Safety conference: Transforming knowledge into action for people, economies and the environment

Ongoing changes in climate, global food production and supply systems affect consumers, industry and the planet itself. These changes can have an impact on food safety systems and pose sustainability and development challenges. This is a pivotal moment demanding urgent reflection on actions needed to bolster food safety. At the Addis Ababa conference, priorities w…
Location:
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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

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.

Location:
Geneva, Switzerland

Jun 20

GFIA Europe

Born with the belief that continuous innovation in agriculture is the only way to sustainably feed nine billion people by 2050, the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) has emerged as a global authority on sustainable food production, driving innovation through exhibitions and conferences across the world. Since 2014, GFIA events have welcomed over 25,000 visitors and worked with…
Location:
Jaarbeursplein 6, 3521 AL Utrecht, Netherlands

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