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Young innovators transforming African agriculture awarded in Accra - Winners of Pitch AgriHack competition announced

Accra, Ghana, 6 September 2019. Seven young agricultural entrepreneurs, including four women, were awarded today for digital innovations during the closing plenary at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Accra.

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19 Results in projects and events

Feb 12

MUIIS Project concluding workshop

The Market-led, User-owned ICT4Ag-enabled Information Service (MUIIS) runs from September 2015 to February 2019, in Uganda. The seed fund for the project comes from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) through the G4AW Facility of Netherlands Space Office (NSO) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) with contribution from other partners.

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Kampala, Uganda

Sep 7

Contribution to the Policy Symposium: Agritech Development

Digital and analytics in agriculture present an opportunity to provide goods and services at-scale to smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and inform improved decision-making for the public and private sectors. We are currently seeing multiple start-ups across sub-Saharan Africa innovating this approach in different ways. This symposium will consider what ecosystems, Partnerships, an…
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Kigali, Rwanda

Jun 1

Team Up with African Entrepreneurs

Fascinating developments take place around agriculture in Africa. Demand has exploded with a fast growing population, rapid urbanization, and better financial possibilities. Africa itself should and can meet this demand. Governments on the African continent recognize…
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Croeselaan 18, 3521 CB Utrecht, Netherlands


Jun 8

EDD 2017: Investing in Women Entrepreneurs

Enabling women’s economic participation for sustainable growth and rural development.Women’s economic empowerment is a prerequisite for sustainable development and inclusive growth, as described in the UN Sustainable Development Goals 5 and 8. Gender responsive policies, services and business ecosystems are crucial to enable the development and scaling up of female-…
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Havenlaan 86C, 1000 Brussel, Belgium

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