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Women Driving agricultural Innovation

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Inclusive cassava business grows from strength to strength

Alawode, Oluyinka
by Oluyinka Alawode

Yemisi Iranloye, managing director and CEO of Psaltry International Limited, a large cassava processor based in south-west Nigeria, has built her success on an inclusive business model that places smallholder farmers at the centre of operations.

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Women entrepreneurs: key factors to success in agribusiness

Women around the world are overcoming barriers to establish profitable businesses in the agricultural sector. However, strong links to high-value markets, access to necessary finance and resources, and sufficient business training are essential requirements for women business leaders to break through the ‘glass ceiling’ and expand their agribusinesses to compete on an international scale.

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in Spore

Pepper certification secures farmer incomes in Cameroon

A geographical indication label for a unique variety of pepper in Cameroon is improving the incomes of local farmers and ensuring the long-term future of the product. Recognition of the pepper’s quality and economic importance means it is one of only three African commodities with such a label.

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in Spore

Hillside terraced farms increase productivity in Rwanda

In the remote hilly regions of rural Rwanda, the development of terraced farms is providing employment opportunities for local communities whilst increasing the diversity of crop production.

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in Spore

Blockchain's disruptive potential in ACP value chains

In recent years, new digital technologies such as blockchain have emerged, providing exciting opportunities for improving the ease of doing business in the agricultural sector of ACP countries.

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Tools for an equitable and food secure future

in gender

in background

Women farmers are using water smart techniques to sustainably increase crop yields, whilst maintaining vital soil ecosystems in Ghana, Malawi and Mali. In these drought-prone countries, establishing water-efficient practices helps to improve smallholder farmers’ access to water and increase the resilience of their livelihoods and local ecosystems.

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Agribusinesses that can effectively link farmers to national, regional and international markets will contribute to poverty alleviation, export-led growth, food import substitution, enhanced food security and job creation.

The additional investment in agriculture by private sector and public sector alike signals a renewed recognition that agriculture is a potent driver of economic growth and poverty reduction.

Building on the work done to enhance regional trade and develop value chains, CTA is well placed to support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Internship ICT4Ag, Support to Digitalisation for agriculture (D4Ag) 2019 conference

CTA is looking for a highly motivated and result-oriented intern to support the organisation of the upcoming Digitalisation for agriculture conference to be held in 2019.

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in Blog

New experience capitalisation publications: We’re half-way there


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Shaping the move to next generation farming


Promoting agritourism in Barbados

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Internship ICT4Ag, Support to Digitalisation for agriculture (D4Ag) 2019 conference

CTA is looking for a highly motivated and result-oriented intern to support the organisation of the upcoming Digitalisation for agriculture conference to be held in 2019.

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in Blog

New experience capitalisation publications: We’re half-way there


in Blog

Shaping the move to next generation farming


Promoting agritourism in Barbados

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Internship ICT4Ag, Support to Digitalisation for agriculture (D4Ag) 2019 conference

CTA is looking for a highly motivated and result-oriented intern to support the organisation of the upcoming Digitalisation for agriculture conference to be held in 2019.

Read More

in Blog

New experience capitalisation publications: We’re half-way there


in Blog

Shaping the move to next generation farming


Promoting agritourism in Barbados