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Closing the gender digital divide, opening opportunities for women in agriculture

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are promoted as an equaliser of opportunities – but this is not always the case for women. Several African initiatives are demonstrating the critical contribution that information and knowledge can…

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Seed fairs: an innovative climate-smart practice to obtain stress-tolerant seeds

A major concern for smallholder farmers at the start of each season is to choose and source seeds, and with the advent of climate change, this is more critical than ever. As part of a CTA-led initiative to help farmers counter drought and other extre…

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46 Results in projects and events

Oct 29

5th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Conference & Exhibition

AWIEF Conference brings together on an annual basis, business leaders, public decision-makers and investors from Africa and around the world for two days of discussions on innovative and sustainable solutions to challenges in the development and growth of women-owned and women-led businesses needed to transform the African economy.

Location:
Cape Town, South Africa


Jan 28

VALUE4HER meeting: "Network strenghtening meeting for women agripreneurs"

CTA’s VALUE4HER project has embarked on a process of developing the first agribusiness intelligence network targeting women agripreneurs in Africa. The aim is to create a network of women in agribusiness, enhance information flow within these networks and with their markets, supply chains and other servi…
Location:
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Dec 4

Catalysing actionable knowledge to make next-generation ACP agriculture work for women

As a continuation of the “experience capitalisation” activity, the third series of experience capitalisation workshop focuses on how selected information and communication technologies (ICT), digital and business linkage interventions can directly benefit women in agri-food value chains, give them voice and connections, and make their activities more profitable, productive and resilient. Pa…
Location:
Wageningen, Netherlands

Dec 3

Transforming nutrition-sensitive value chain development in the Pacific Islands

In the framework of the project ‘Promoting nutritious food systems in the Pacific Islands’, CTA in collaboration with IFAD and the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO), organises a 4-day event with three workshops:'Pacific AgriHack lab – ICTs from farm to table' (3–5 December) ‘Tonga national roundtable - Developing local food crops and fisheries v…
Location:
Nuku'alofa, Tonga

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