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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

Oct 2

Training in the use of UAS:​ Mission planning, piloting and imagery acquisition

Training representatives from 16 African enterprises based in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, and Senegal, in the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for service delivery. The participants will be trained in mission planning, drone piloting and high resolution imagery acquisition.

Location:
Cape Coast, Ghana

Apr 24

Launch workshop of the "iDEAL Burkina"

IDEAL Burkina (Innovative Enterprise development and Market Linkages for Young Agripreneurs in Burkina Faso) is a project that intends to mobilise digital technologies to strengthen agricultural entrepreneurship in Burkina Faso. The project will focus on technical and commercial collaboration between young farmers/agripreneurs and young entrepreneurs offering ICT services for agriculture (e-agr…

Apr 23

Innovative enterprise development and market linkages for young agripreneurs in Burkina Faso (iDEAL Burkina)

Agriculture is a key sector in Burkina Faso: it represents 54% of gross domestic product (GDP), and accounts for 86% of the country’s economy. However, agriculture in Burkina Faso has undergone very little modernisation. At the same time, two out of three jobseekers (66%) are young people under the age of 25. Of those who are employed, three-quarters work in agriculture, but many have few pro…
Location:
Burkina Faso

Mar 20

Innovative Cooperative for Optimal Nutrition (ICON) in Africa

With one in four people in sub-Saharan Africa undernourished, Africa is the continent most affected by hunger and malnutrition. Rapid population growth is undermining the capacity of countries to sustainably source food and guarantee access to major food products. Changing food consumption habits – for food that is imported and not very nutritious – coupled with unstable food prices also co…

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