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The Digitalisation of African Agriculture Report, 2018-2019

"Digitalisation is crumbling all sorts of borders and African agriculture will be deeply impacted. Technologies can help stimulate innovation for sustainable agri-food systems and produce better and safer food while preserving natural resources and biodiversity. But we need to be conscious and support solutions that are sustainable and that are tailored to countries’ needs, and embedded into conducive and broader innovation systems." Leonard Mizzi, Head of Unit at the European Commission, DG for International Cooperation and Development

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Digitalisation
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The Digitalisation of African Agriculture Report, 2018-2019 - Executive summary

Agricultural transformation is a priority in the policy agenda of African governments in their quest to meet the challenges of food and nutrition insecurity, climate change, youth unemployment and overall economic growth. With the right policies, innovation and investment, the continent’s agriculture could be transformed into a powerhouse not only to feed a growing population but to create decent employment for millions of young people.

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Digitalisation
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ICT uses by rural youth in Kenya

This study is produced in the framework of activities of the Vijabiz project implemented by CTA and Ustadi Foundation in Kenya. It aimed at establishing rural youth groups’ access and use of different ICT and social media in their agribusiness activities. The study also sought to assess the gaps and barriers affecting the use of ICTs by rural youth in Kenya and provide recommendations.

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Digitalisation
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Dec 16

Legacy

Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground

CTA helped drive the expansion of digitalisation in Africa’s agriculture by training and supporting 38 rapidly expanding, youth-led enterprises offering drone-based services such as crop health monitoring and precision agriculture.


Dec 16

Legacy

Digital agriculture knowledge assets

CTA helped drive the agenda for digitalisation for development, supporting new technologies, farmer profiling and training as well as monitoring the uptake of digital tools in a flagship report, the Digitalisation of African Agriculture.




Feb 20

Conference

Strike Two Summit: Chain Management

This summit comprises of three events where digital innovations are showcased to make our food system more circular, sustainable and future-proof. Each event is focused on a part of the food chain: starting with a consumer-orientated event on building trust, followed by an event entirely for farming industr…
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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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