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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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Making index-based insurance profitable

Tech firms, brokers and insurers are working to make index-based insurance profitable and sustainable without subsidies, by cutting costs, sharing data and improving efficiency.

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Apr 5

Disruptive Agricultural Technology Challenge and Conference

The Disruptive Agricultural Technology (DAT) Challenge and Conference aims to provide a forum to discuss the opportunities offered by disruptive digital technologies to increase productivity, and access to services and markets in the agricultural sector. Several promising digital technology innovators in agriculture…
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Chiromo Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

Apr 1

Regional Pacific agritourism workshop

The regional Pacific agritourism workshop regional policy setting for improved linkages between agriculture, trade and tourism: strengthening the local agrifood sector and promoting healthy food in agritourism" brings together the leading stakeholders, including experts, policymakers, private sector representatives and producer groups who have been…
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Nadi, Fiji

Feb 18

Europeaid Infopoint session: Trends and opportunities in regional trade in Africa - Sharing findings of the Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor (AATM)

Trade is an important avenue through which countries transform their economies and raise standards of living. For African countries, trade in agricultural products offers great potential to boost incomes for farmers, processors and other agricultural value chain actors. The report is a collaboration between the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and…
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Rue de la Loi 43, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Feb 4

Sustainable Management of Integrated Open Weather Data and Agricultural Research Data to Create Impact for Smallholder Farmers

In Kenya, different data producers, intermediaries and data consumers require capacity building and skills to be able to manage and use open data in agriculture and nutrition effectively. On the other hand, a number of ICT experts, agricultural researchers, practitioners and policy-makers have turned their focus on the need obtain added value from data products and services for smallholde…

Nov 1

Promoting innovative agripreneurship for market gardening in the Sahel

The promotion of agricultural entrepreneurship among young people is one of CTA’s strategic priorities across all ACP regions, and more specifically in West Africa, a region of huge unemployment among under 30s, often resulting in major rural exodus and significant migratory movements on the continent, but also on its periphery. In this context, CTA has been working for several years on initi…

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