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Succeeding as a young agripreneur - Pacific youth speak out

In the Pacific islands, where the population is expected to double by 2050, there is an urgent need for youth to become entrepreneurial and creative risk-takers to help develop innovative, and environmentally sustainable, agricultural economies. But,…

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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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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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Sep 4

African Green Revolution Forum 2019 - Project showcase – Marketplace of ag-tech solutions

Agricultural transformation remains one of Africa’s most pressing priorities but has been difficult to achieve. In this context, digitalisation for agriculture (D4Ag) can be a game changer in supporting and accelerating agricultural transformation across the continent. D4Ag has the potential to not only support agricultural transformation but to do so both sustainably and inclusively.…

Aug 14

Vijabiz project - Experience capitalisation workshop

The process of experience capitalisation starts with a first workshop, in Nakuru, Kenya at the Merica Hotel and includes representatives of the organisations participating in the Vijabiz project. 

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Town East, Kenyatta Ave, Nakuru, Kenya

Aug 12

Vijabiz project mid-term review and field visit to three youth groups beneficiaries

Vijabiz is a 2-year project launched in August 2018, mainly funded by IFAD and co-funded by the implementing partners CTA and USTADI Foundation. The overall goal of the mid-term review workshop and field visits is to share and discuss results achieved during the first year of the project implementation and perspectives with partners, organisations and youths involved in the projects.

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Elgon Road Nairobi KE, Kenya

Jul 31

GODAN Action webinar: Data ecosystem mapping to support FAIR data principles

Creating a map of a data ecosystem can help us to understand and explain where and how the use of data creates value. A data ecosystem map can help to identify the key data stewards and users, the relationships between them and the different roles they play. Representing ecosystems in detailed maps can be particularly useful when contexts are complex, not well understood or not yet fully develo…

Jul 29

National workshop on NDCs, climate finance and co-investments for agriculture in Jamaica

Agriculture is central to any debate on climate change given the enormous responsibility placed on the sector to produce 60% more food by 2050 despite changing climatic uncertainties. The case for increased investment in climate-smart agriculture has been articulated in different forums as a way to promote agricultural transformation and chart a path to scale u…

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