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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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Sep 6

African Green Revolution Forum 2019 - Youth in agriculture: Showcasing and scaling models for agripreneurship

Across the continent, young agripreneurs are recognising untapped opportunities in the agrifood sector. Yet, ideally, they would be fostered by a supportive ecosystem to progress faster and more successfully along their journey. The ambition of scaling digitally-enabled, environmentally conscious, market-led ventures to deliver jobs and healthy food, while respecting the natural environment, ca…

Jul 4

VALUE4HER launch

Women are actors in numerous agricultural value chains, offering huge potential for their participation in markets, but few are involved in the business end of the chain. Women often lack access to competitive markets; they lack the technical, leadership and management capacities to lead agribusiness for growth and are often limited in accessing business intelligence necessa…
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Along Valley Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Mar 8

VALUE4HER: Strengthening women’s agribusiness enterprises in ACP countries

Women are actors in numerous agricultural value chains, offering huge potential for their participation in markets, but very few are involved at the end of the chain. Promoting women’s agribusinesses is therefore a viable route to improving livelihoods and prosperity for rural communities. However, women often lack access to competitive markets, and technical, leadership and management capaci…

May 22

3rd German-African Agribusiness Forum

Opportunities and Challenges along the Value Chain: Tailor-Made, Sustainable and Smart SolutionsOver the coming decades, agriculture will be the main motor of the African labour market. Three-quarters of the population in Sub-Sahara Africa are already active in this sector. This is also crucial for the economic growth of African countries, accounting for one-third of GDP in…
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Sonnemannstraße 9, 60314 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

May 15

General Assembly AgriCord

Farmers’ organisations and AgriCord’s role in rural transformation and in feeding cities and townsFarmers’ organisations (FOs) are stable, rural institutions, representing a good part of the rural population in negotiations on rural transition models and necessary investments, adapted to the rural population’s own context.By thei…
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Rieder Str. 70, 82211 Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany

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