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Pitch AgriHack 2019: Finalists announced

The stage is set for the 2019 iteration of the Pitch AgriHack competition. 20 judges have completed the evaluation of semi-finalist start-ups and have selected the finalists. The judges are industry experts (ICT and agriculture), entrepreneurs and in…


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sept. 2

African Green Revolution Forum 2019

Africa is on the move, with signs of progress and growing prosperity for millions of its people. The continent has witnessed sustained economic growth and a modernisation of its economy for more than two decades powered by an increasingly inclusive agricultural transformation and by rapid growth in digital innovations. 

Accra, Ghana

août 21

Climate finance and support mechanisms for a resilient agriculture sector in West and Central Africa

As African agriculture is mainly rainfed, smallholder farmers and food security are vulnerable to the vagaries of the weather. Adaptation and resilience in Africa’s agriculture is critically important and has assumed a priority in policy discourse and development agenda in the continent. Increasing investment to support adaptation and resilience of agriculture has been identified as one of th…
Abuja, Nigeria

juin 21

African Union - European Union Agriculture ministerial conference

The conference takes place in the FAO premises in Rome and it is co-hosted by the Africa Union Commission and the European Commission. AU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Economy, Josefa Sacko and the EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan are all expected to attend.

Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

juin 3

Climate Research for Development in Africa (CR4D) meeting

The Climate Research for Development (CR4D) is an initiative launched to strengthen links between climate science research and climate information needs in support development planning in Africa. CR4D is an African-led initiative supported by partnership between African Climate Policy Center (ACPC) of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), African Ministerial Conferen…
Nairobi, Kenya

mai 23

Climate finance to support agriculture in Cameroun

The level of climate finance in the agricultural sector is very small compared with other sectors. Less than 5% ofglobal 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.…
Douala, Cameroon

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