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Data leads to bigger profits: Traceability gains for coffee farmers in Uganda

Agriculture accounts for 70% of employment on small farms and occupies half of all land area in Uganda, providing half of all exports and one-quarter of the country’s GDP. It is considered a leading sector for future economic growth and economic in…

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Jan 17

GFFA 2019 - Big data for transforming smallholder agriculture - Expert panel discussions

The 11th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is held in Berlin from 17 to 19 January 2019 on the subject "Agriculture Goes Digital – Smart Solutions for Future Farming”.Realising trends, insights and predictions from large agricultural data sets, and using digital tools for advisory services have huge potential for smallholder farmers. However, to use it effectively, d…
Location:
Messedamm 26, 14055 Berlin, Germany

Oct 16

Catalysing actionable knowledge to enhance next-generation ACP agribusiness through digitalisation

For the past eight years, CTA and its partners have implemented various projects and other activities designed to improve and enhance agribusiness and value chain performance in ACP countries through the application of information and communication technologies and digitalisation more generally. To inform future and ongoing investment in this area, CTA is convening an "experience capitalis…
Location:
Wageningen, Netherlands

Apr 6

Increasing dairy productivity and incomes for smallholder farmers, and youth enterprise development in the dairy sector East and Southern Africa (DAIRYPROFIT)

The East African region produces 68% of the continent’s milk output, with Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania among the biggest dairy producers. Smallholder milk production accounts for up to 80% of milk produced in the region; most of this milk (80%) is marketed raw, through a ‘warm’ chain (raw milk chain), which makes it almost impossible to ensure milk quality and safety standards.…

Apr 1

Promoting blockchain to increase innovation and business performance in the agrifood sector

Blockchain technology – a digital ledger providing data storage and exchange through a secure, decentralised platform ¬– has the potential to bring a host of benefits to the agrifood sector, but it must be researched comprehensively and implemented strategically if those benefits are to be realised. Having identified innovation for production and profitability as central to its refreshed s…

Feb 22

Webinar: Farmers’ Access to Data: Data-driven agriculture overview

This webinar provides attendees a foundation for understanding the use of data for farming and across the agricultural value chain. Attendees should be able to apply the core concepts of using data for field operations, as well as how data is used across the value chain. Attendees are introduced to the opportunities and challenges of using data, especially for smallholder farmers.…

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