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Aug 1

Building capacity for institutionalising food safety tracking in African Union member states

Through the Malabo Declaration in June 2014, African heads of state and governments made a commitment to accelerated agricultural growth and transformation, for shared prosperity and improved livelihoods. African leaders committed their countries to the mutual accountability of results and actions, within a biennial review process which involves tracking, monitoring and reporting on the progres…

Apr 6

Increasing dairy productivity and incomes for smallholder farmers, and youth enterprise development in the dairy sector East and Southern Africa (DAIRYPROFIT)

The East African region produces 68% of the continent’s milk output, with Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania among the biggest dairy producers. Smallholder milk production accounts for up to 80% of milk produced in the region; most of this milk (80%) is marketed raw, through a ‘warm’ chain (raw milk chain), which makes it almost impossible to ensure milk quality and safety standards.…

Mar 20

Innovative Cooperative for Optimal Nutrition (ICON) in Africa

With one in four people in sub-Saharan Africa undernourished, Africa is the continent most affected by hunger and malnutrition. Rapid population growth is undermining the capacity of countries to sustainably source food and guarantee access to major food products. Changing food consumption habits – for food that is imported and not very nutritious – coupled with unstable food prices also co…

Jun 28

Suva, Fiji: National Roundtable on Promoting Nutritious Food Systems in the Pacific Islands

CTA and PIPSO in collaboration with IFAD Regional Office is organising a workshop with inter-connected round tables to present the project, share evidence generated to date, engage with key stakeholders including the private sector and financial institutions, learn lessons, build synergies and gain buy-in for follow-up priority actions that strengthen public-private-producer partnerships…
Location:
Suva, Fiji

Dec 13

Samoa Agritourism Policy Setting Workshop

Despite being so widespread, agriculture in Samoa faces significant challenges. Characterised by low levels of productivity, low earnings for those working in the sector, the sector is focused on subsistence rather than being market-oriented. Agri-food products, often…
Location:
Apia, Samoa

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