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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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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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When young Africans hack the farming sector

The AgriHack Talent initiative is one of the CTA’s best-known projects, particularly through its AgriHack Pitch start-up support programme. We take a look back on this initiative, which, over the course of just a few years, has succeeded in bringin…

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Making index-based insurance profitable

Tech firms, brokers and insurers are working to make index-based insurance profitable and sustainable without subsidies, by cutting costs, sharing data and improving efficiency.

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Jun 27

Brussels Briefing 51: "Agriculture as an engine of economic reconstruction and development in fragile countries"

The Brussels Briefing 51 discusses successes in the agricultural sector in some fragile countries which highlight entrepreneurship initiatives in the ground which support the various value chain actors, rural communities, young and women entrepreneurs.  While many challenges exist, the Briefing will demonstrate that new opportunities can also be leveraged and resilience shown.



Mar 15

AgriHack Talent

CTA’s AgriHack Talent initiative aims to strengthen ICT innovation in agriculture, as well as to stimulate youth entrepreneurship. AgriHack is a key part of CTA’s focus on supporting youth involvement in agriculture and youth employment.



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…
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Suva, Fiji

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