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Who owns farmer data? Exploring the rights and codes of conduct for transparent agricultural data sharing

Data-driven services have the potential to effectively propel agricultural innovations and contribute to the sustainability of food systems. But despite a continuous increase of initiatives facilitating common data exchange in agriculture, a lack of…

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Opportunities for blockchain in agriculture

To discuss the opportunities and challenges for blockchain in agriculture in the agri-food sector, over 160 participants gathered in Brussels on 15 May, 2019 at the 55th Brussels Development Briefing organised by CTA, the European Commission (DEVCO),…

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Delivering bundled digital products and services for climate-smart agriculture in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, climate change is emerging as the most serious threat to agriculture. To address the challenge, a leading farmers’ organisation has teamed up with a private sector telecoms company to provide bundled climate-smart agriculture products…

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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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18 Results in projects and events

Oct 3

8th African Grain Trade Summit

The 8th African Grain Trade Summit, scheduled to be hosted in Mombasa, Kenya aims at transforming grain trade value chains for more trade and better trade and a prosperous Africa. Disruption of grain trade has significant implications. The volume and value of grain trade between Africa countries is greatly impeded and in…
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Mombasa, Kenya

Jul 23

AAS and IPCC report on climate change in Africa

The meeting is co-convened by United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) in collaboration with the University of Ghana and is held to examine the IPCC 1.5 report and its implications for Africa.



Jan 17

GFFA 2019 - Big data for transforming smallholder agriculture - Expert panel discussions

The 11th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is held in Berlin from 17 to 19 January 2019 on the subject "Agriculture Goes Digital – Smart Solutions for Future Farming”.Realising trends, insights and predictions from large agricultural data sets, and using digital tools for advisory services have huge potential for smallholder farmers. However, to use it effectively, d…
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Messedamm 26, 14055 Berlin, Germany

Jun 14

Food 2030: Research and Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security Conference

The Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU is organising a Flagship Conference dedicated to Research and Innovation (R&I) as a driver of sustainable food systems transformation. Such a transformation requires a new way of doing science, research and innovation that puts the food system at the centre as a means to ensure food and nutrition security in a changing world affected by the com…
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бул. Менделеев 12, 4000 Trakiya, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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