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May 19

Supporting ACP countries to meet their NDCs through agroforestry

Following the initial consensus reached by climate negotiators in COP21 and recent key outcomes agreed at the UN climate talks in Katowice during COP24, the Paris rulebook has been generally agreed upon, (although some areas have been pushed to COP 25). The new international climate regime that has been agreed upon mandating countries to report progress in achieving thei…
Location:
Montpellier, France

Nov 27

Sustainable and profitable value chains and agribusinesses in the Caribbean

Agriculture has been declining in the Caribbean over the last 10 years. Nevertheless, it still provides a livelihood for many, especially in rural communities, and contributes to food and nutrition security. The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has highlighted the need for the region’s agriculture to become more business oriented. Indeed, some farmers are still able to access export markets in E…
Location:
Trinidad and Tobago

Sep 8

True Potato Seeds Hackathon

In the context of ‘Feeding the World’, Food Valley NL is organising a True Potato Seeds Hackathon together with Solynta, Wageningen UR, HAS Hogeschool, Van Hall Larenstein and Soil Cares Foundation. Students are invited for the True Potato Seeds Hackathon. Please join when you have a background in: Social entrepreneurship, plant sciences & plant biotechnology, soil analysis, food technology,…
Location:
Wageningen UR, Stippeneng, 6708 Wageningen, Netherlands

May 17

Promoting competitiveness of agricultural value chains in the Dominican Republic

In the Dominican Republic, agriculture is of great social and economic importance. The sector provides 8% of the country’s GDP, 14% of the labour force and 25% of total exports. However, the Dominican Republic faces challenges regarding commercial integration with Central America, the US and Europe, to enhance the competitiveness of its rural enterprises and participate in profitable and sust…
Location:
Dominican Republic

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