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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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18 Results in projects and events

May 9

Policy workshop: Climate finance to support agriculture in Mali

The level of climate finance in the agricultural sector is very small compared with other sectors. Less than 5% of global climate finance is targeted to agricultural sector and, even much less to smallholder farmers. This is in contrast to the responsibility placed on agricultural sector to produce more food by 2050 under climatic uncertainties.

Location:
Bamako, Mali

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…
Location:
Nadi, Fiji

Feb 15

42nd IFAD Governing Council: The Future of Farming – New Technologies to Transform Smallholder Agriculture

This session introduces frontier technologies and innovative thinkers, demonstrates pathways to integrate new technologies in rural communities, and supports grassroots innovation and development. It is designed to project a long-term vision of the next generation of smallholder agriculture projects, looking ten to thirty years into the future.


Dec 18

High-level forum Africa-Europe: “Taking cooperation to the digital age”

The President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, as the current chairperson of the African Union, and the Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, as Austria holds the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU, cordially invite African and European heads of state or government, CEOs of major global companies as well as innovative…
Location:
Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1, 1220 Wien, Austria

Dec 5

Agriculture Advantage 2.0 - Policy advantage: Enablers for food systems transformation - COP24 side event

Building on the success of the Agriculture Advantage event series at COP23 in Bonn, Germany, which brought together over 400 stakeholders to put forward a vision and action agenda for transforming agriculture under climate change, CTA in collaboration with CCAFS, IFAD, World Bank, the government of New Zealand and the CGIAR is hosting another e…
Location:
Katowice, Poland

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