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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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Expanding the reach and benefits of digital agriculture

The Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development in the Information Society initiative was established in 2002 to support projects aimed at leveraging ICTs to enhance farmer knowledge and productivity. But did the programme help to close the gender and…

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Jun 25

Raising ambition for climate action in food systems

The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), organised yearly at the Bonn Climate Change Conference, is one of two permanent subsidiary bodies to the Conference of Parties (COP/CMP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It supports the work of the COP through the provision of timely info…
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Bonn, Germany

Apr 2

Food and agriculture in times of crisis

On the occasion of the Launch of the Global Report on Food Crises 2019, the European Commission – on behalf of the Global Network against Food Crises – hosts a high-level event on 2-3 April on “Food and agriculture in times of crisis”. It aims to mobilise co-ordinat…
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Mont des Arts, 1000, Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium

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 12

International Food Safety conference: Transforming knowledge into action for people, economies and the environment

Ongoing changes in climate, global food production and supply systems affect consumers, industry and the planet itself. These changes can have an impact on food safety systems and pose sustainability and development challenges. This is a pivotal moment demanding urgent reflection on actions needed to bolster food safety. At the Addis Ababa conference, priorities w…
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Oct 2

3rd PACA Partnership Platform Meeting

The Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA) is holding its partnership platform meeting (PPM). The 3rd PPM comes at a critical period when the continent and the international community are advocat…
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Dakar, Senegal

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