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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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Multi-stakeholder platforms and alliances advance climate-smart agriculture in Africa

Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is increasingly gaining momentum as countries develop technologies and practices to combat the impacts of climate change. But while the concept of CSA may seem obvious, it is more complex than it appears. This is compo…

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Crowdfunding, a new agricultural investment model driven by young entrepreneurs

Faced with the lack of available finance for agricultural businesses from traditional banks, innovative entrepreneurs are turning to digital technology to access investment from the general public. Crowdfunding platforms have many advantages, but als…

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Oct 14

Online course: Farm data management, sharing and services for agriculture development

The course aims to strengthen the capacity of farmers’ organisations, data producers and data consumers to manage, use and share data in agriculture. It aims to raise awareness of different types of data formats, data rights and applications, and to highlight how important it is for data to be reliable, accessible and transparent for innovation and development of agriculture.…

Jun 29

Pacific Community Agritourism Week

The first-ever Pacific Community Agritourism Week will be held from 29 June to 3 July at Sofitel, Denarau, Nadi, Fiji. Farmers, chefs, government officials, national, regional and private sector representatives are expected to attend. The Pacific Community Agritourism Week is a joint collaborative effort of the European Union funded Pacific Agriculture Policy Project (PAPP) implemented…
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