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Inclusive value chains for agri-food development in small island developing states

A value chain approach is a powerful formula for developing sustainable market linkages in vulnerable small island economies. That was a key message from the first day of the Caribbean and Pacific Agri-Food Forum, which opened in Barbados on November…

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Nov 20

Training Course and Symposium on Farmers' Access to Data

The course and symposium will focus on issues around farmers’ rights to data, both in terms of access to data and ownership of data, which are crucial to one of the key areas of activity of GFAR: the opening of access to information systems for sharing, transforming and using agricultural knowledg…
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245 End St, Clubview, Centurion, 0157, South Africa

Nov 8

Supporting Caribbean Farmers to achieve Profitable Agricultural Value Chains in the face of Climate Change

This technical session will contribute to the implementation of CTA's Caribbean flagship project by developing strategies and key activities to disseminate information for scaling up climate-resilient solutions for smallholder farmers working in two priority value chains in the region. The workshop participants will: i) Identify ways in which the knowledge of the impact of climate change on…

Jul 25

CAADP Journalist Network-Training on Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition

Open data plays a critical role in the agricultural and nutritional sector. Most specifically, it is key in the implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), the framework for improving food security, nutrition, and increasing incomes in Africa's largely farming based economies. The continental agenda relies on indicators from each CAADP implementing coun…
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Nairobi, Kenya

Aug 24

Web 2.0 and Social Media Learning Opportunity, FMARD

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) in collaboration with CTA will host a 5-day Web 2.0 Learning Opportunity on 24-28 August, 2015. Participants will be introduced to selected web 2.0 applications including social media and will learn how to use them hands-on. The Learning Opportunity will cover advanced online searching, getting information served via ale…
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Abuja, Nigeria

Aug 17

Web 2.0 and Social Media Learning Opportunity; Vanuatu

The Department of Forests (DoF) within the Ministry for Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity in collaboration with the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and CTA will host a 5-day Web 2.0 Learning Opportunity in collaboration with CTA, will host a 5-day Web 2.0 Learning Opportunity on 17-21 August, 2015.…
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Port Vila, Vanuatu

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