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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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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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May 7

Regional Forum - Developing Pacific Local Food Crops & Fisheries Value Chains - Key Innovations & Critical Success Factors

A regional forum is organised from 7 - 10 May 2018 in Fiji to share the results and recommendations from commissioned multi-country studies and national and regional consultations on the agriculture/nutrition nexus; weather risk management and tools; agricultural and value chain finance; business development; novel ICTs and priority nutrition sensitive value chains. This cross-learning ev…
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Victoria Parade, Suva, Fiji


Apr 11

Enhancing market response to resilience in livestock value chain in Eastern Africa (CLI-MARK)

Some 20 million livestock keepers in the Horn of Africa are threatened by increasingly frequent and severe droughts. Their food and nutrition security, indeed the existence of the pastoral economic system, is under threat. The frequent droughts have eroded the pastoralists’ adaptive capacity and resilience to such an extent that almost every drought now results in a humanitarian crisis. …
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Horn of Africa


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