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May 14

Project review and cross-country learning on climate-smart agriculture

The regional project to scale-up climate-smart agriculture (CSA) solutions in southern Africa is implemented by CTA in collaboration with a consortium of partners in southern Africa. The field implementation has been taking place in Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe to improve the resilience of smallholder farmers to climate change, with a reach targeting 140,000 farmers. …
Johannesburg, South Africa

Apr 28

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.

Bamako, Mali

Mar 1

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…

Feb 28

Promoting youth entrepreneurship and job creation in the West African rice value chain (PEJERIZ)

In Mali and Senegal, youth unemployment in rural areas is a key driver for urban migration and emigration to Europe. Low income, underutilisation of skills and low productivity are some of the problems that youth experience. Yet, youth offer an innovative and dynamic workforce, demonstrating a high uptake of modern technology and the ability to ta…
West Africa

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