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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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Jun 25

IBLI policy workshop for the Horn of Africa

ILRI, in collaboration with CTA, is organising a workshop on "IBLI sustainable scaling", targeting IGAD countries' policy makers, private industry actors and representatives of international organisations involved in disaster risk financing initiatives.

Location:
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Jun 12

Digital agricultural transformation: The challenges to be addressed

The aim of this seminar is to foster exchange amongst stakeholders (policy-makers, development partners, the UN system, private and public sectors, research and academia) to identify the challenges that digital transformation brings to agriculture and rural systems; to explore pathways for assessing both the risk and opportunities from digital transformation along the value chains and in…
Location:
Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Feb 25

Satellite Agri Hackathon

For the transformation of agriculture in the digital age, spatial technologies and applications will play a major role in providing data, moving agriculture towards new practices. In this regard, La Ferme digitale with the competitions of Atos society and the Comexposium organiser of SIMA 2019, organised a hackathon during which a delegation of three CTA partner organisations in Burkina…
Location:
ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Villepinte, France


Sep 18

International Conference on Farm Insurance

The need for risk management solutions for smallholder farmers is undoubtable, and their long-term value already apparent. However, they remain heavily dependent on grants and subsidies. They are also still unavailable to the vast majority of the world’s 450-500 million smallholders. A decade in, it is time to take stock of the current situation, and to lay the basis for smarter and more scal…
Location:
Basel, Switzerland

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