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Jan 24

Training

Effective use open data and weather data to enhance agricultural productivity and improve communities' nutrition

Global Food Security Index (2017) ranked Rwanda the 88th out of 113 assessed countries worldwide. Also recent Health Demographic Survey (2015) has shown that prevalence of stunting among children under five was above 38%. Open data can be used in decision-making in tackling these problems.

Location:
Kigali, Rwanda

Dec 18

Conference

High-level forum Africa-Europe: “Taking cooperation to the digital age”

The President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, as the current chairperson of the African Union, and the Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, as Austria holds the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU, cordially invite African and European heads of state or government, CEOs of major global companies as well as innovative…
Location:
Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1, 1220 Wien, Austria

Sep 7

Conference

Policy Symposium: New Opportunities for Regional Food Markets and Food Trade in Africa

Presentation of the key findings from the new African Agricultural Trade Status Monitor report, highlighting the role agricultural trade plays in Africa and drawing out important policy measures that African governments will need to take to benefit fully from intra-African trade as well as global trade in agricultural products, followed by a high-level panel discussion moderated b…
Location:
Kigali, Rwanda

Sep 5

Conference

Emerging Models Disrupting Agribusiness in Africa?

Agriculture is Africa’s largest economic sector, representing 15% of the continent’s total GDP and accounting for more than 20% of its annual economic growth. This session will consider how to develop agribusiness activities, both downstream (processing) and upstream (input provision), and sustainably link smallholders and small enterprises to structured value chains.

Location:
Kigali, Rwanda

Sep 4

Training

CTA Pitch AgriHack 2018

The Pitch AgriHack 2018 start-up competition, with a special emphasis on young women entrepreneurs, holds its final during AGRF. It welcomes co-founders of e-agri start-ups owners of early stage or advanced ICT platforms that are already operational. The theme this year is "Women entrepreneurs innovate for agricultural transformation in ACP countries". A total of nine prizes are awarded…
Location:
Kigali, Rwanda

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