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May 9

Workshop

Policy workshop: Climate finance to support agriculture in Mali

The level of climate finance in the agricultural sector is very small compared with other sectors. Less than 5% of global climate finance is targeted to agricultural sector and, even much less to smallholder farmers. This is in contrast to the responsibility placed on agricultural sector to produce more food by 2050 under climatic uncertainties.

Location:
Bamako, Mali

Mar 1

Project

Accelerating the uptake of climate-smart agriculture in ACP countries

‘Climate Smart Agriculture’ (CSA) has been developed as an approach to attain ‘triple wins’ in agriculture through increased agricultural productivity, adaptation (supporting crops to grow in changing climate conditions), and mitigation (reducing greenhouse gas emissions where possible). Many innovative CSA innovations have been developed to help farmers achieve these triple wins. Howev…


Nov 6

Meeting

Promoting youth employment in the West African rice sector (roundtable)

AfricaRice and the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) have decided to join forces to develop a joint project proposal aimed at developing job opportunities and creating sustainable businesses for young people in rural areas by actively involving them in improving rice value chains in Mali and Senegal.


Jan 1

Project

Business intelligence services for price risk management in the maize, rice, millet and sorghum sectors in West Africa

Cereals in West Africa are part of the basic diet of the population and are an important source of income for many small producers. The cereal trade accounts for a significant share of intra-regional trade and has significant potential for improving food security and livelihoods. However, many obstacles deter the development of this trade, including the lack of reliable information and analysis…

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