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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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Nov 21

FAO International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation: Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovation to achieve the SDGs

The world is facing unprecedented global challenges that affect the sustainability of food and agriculture systems, and thus the livelihoods of millions of family farmers worldwide. These challenges pose serious threats to achieving the right to adequate food and the fundamental right of everyone to be free from hunger. More food will be needed to feed a growing population and, in order t…
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Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Sep 3

African Green Revolution Forum 2018

Lead. Measure. Grow. Pathways to turn smallholder farmers into sustainable agribusiness. Africa is on the move, with signs of prosperity and progress seen in entire economies and in the lives of millions of its people. These signs are giving rise to even greater aspirations for the years ahead. We s…
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Kigali, Rwanda

Aug 28

Launching of the Vijabiz project

CTA in partnership with USTADI will be launching the Youth Economic Empowerment through Agribusiness in Kenya (VIjabiz) project. The overreaching goal of the project is to create sustainable employment for the rural youth in the counti…
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Nairobi, Kenya

Aug 24

Youth economic empowerment through agribusiness in Kenya (Vijabiz)

This project aims to create sustainable employment for the rural youth through active engagement in agribusiness for wealth creation and poverty reduction. More specifically, it will build entrepreneurship capacity for youth about 150 youth agribusiness groups in cereal, dairy and fishery value chains in th…
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Kilifi, Kenya

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