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Succeeding as a young agripreneur - Pacific youth speak out

In the Pacific islands, where the population is expected to double by 2050, there is an urgent need for youth to become entrepreneurial and creative risk-takers to help develop innovative, and environmentally sustainable, agricultural economies. But,…

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Expanding the reach and benefits of digital agriculture

The Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development in the Information Society initiative was established in 2002 to support projects aimed at leveraging ICTs to enhance farmer knowledge and productivity. But did the programme help to close the gender and…

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Young innovators transforming African agriculture awarded in Accra - Winners of Pitch AgriHack competition announced

Accra, Ghana, 6 September 2019. Seven young agricultural entrepreneurs, including four women, were awarded today for digital innovations during the closing plenary at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Accra.

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102 Results in projects and events

Sep 5

Pitch AgriHack 2019

The Pitch AgriHack 2019 start-up competition holds its final during the…

Jul 29

UAS for agriculture capacity building in Ethiopia

Training of Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) and Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR) staff in the use of drones and related software applications in the framework of the project "Transforming Africa’s Agriculture: Eyes in the Sky Smart Techs on the…
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

May 20

Food safety capacity training for AU Members States and RECs

Food safety is an emerging issue in Africa. It is complex and cuts across various sectors. Reporting on the AFSI will require expertise to be availed to support the process. The data collection on the BR is mostly coordinated by focal points of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP). These CAADP focal points are at times s…
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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…
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Montpellier, France

Apr 29

Organised producers as partners in Pacific agribusiness and value chain development

This series of events builds on the work that started in September/October 2018, when seven representatives of Pacific Islands farmers/producers' organisations and government ministries working with farmers' organisations in Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga participated in the international course 'Organised Farmers as Partners in Agribusiness - Optimising the…
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Nadi, Fiji

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