Event: Prospective Analysis of Senegalese Agriculture in 2050: Agro-industry versus Agroecology?

Join the public hybrid event titled “Prospective Analysis of Senegalese Agriculture in 2050: Agro-industry versus Agroecology?” on April 16, 2024, from 09:30 to 12:30 GMT, co-organized by MAERSA, ISRA-BAME, FAO, and CIRAD, at the Auditorium, ISRA Hann Research Center, Dakar, Senegal. Online participation will also be possible. The event’s main objective will be to share and discuss with participants the key findings of the prospective exercise “AgroEco2050-Senegal” and its implications

Webinar: What sub-Saharan African communities are saying about climate change

What are rural sub-Saharan African communities saying about climate change? How can we bring their voices to influence decisions? How can you use these results to better influence and guide your own programs? That’s what we’re setting out to answer in this webinar. As part of Farm Radio International’s “On-Air for Gender-Inclusive Nature-based Solutions” project, they hosted a series of On Air Dialogues with rural people across sub-Saharan Africa, specifically

Event: Global Knowledge Management

Register for the Farmers’ Organizations for Africa, Caribbean and Pacific- fo4acp Knowledge management event, hosted by Pan African Farmers Organisation . Join online, as farmers organizations exchange on good and promising practices among the #FO4ACP implementing partners. Sharing knowledge that makes farmers & their organizations stronger. When: May 16-18 Where: Kigali, Rwanda & online Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkcumsqjkvHtLU4NSIrihV2IBMMk2CzitA#/registration

Save the Date: Regional Dialogue on the United Nations Decade of Family Farming, 14 July

Boosting the Resilience of Family Farmers to Adapt to Food Crises through Improved Access to Technologies and Innovations in Africa Date: 14 July 2022 Time: 9:00 – 12:00 GMT Register: Zoom Registration Languages: English & French   The UN Decade of Family Farming 2019-2028 (UNDFF) was launched on 29 May 2019 at FAO headquarters, Rome. The UNDFF aims to shed new light on what it means to be a family

PAFO Innovation Series: Catalyzing young African agri-entrepreneurs’ investments (session 8)

As part of their ongoing Innovation Series, PAFO held a session on February 3, 2022 focused on “catalyzing young African agri-entrepreneurs’ investments.” Key points for discussion were as follows: What are the drivers of success of youth-led SMEs in the agrifood sector: what innovations, technologies, knowledge and finance do they need and attract? How can we upscale youth-led investments and rural youth enterprises? What incentives can be provided to attract

A seed fair to strengthen the resilience of small-scale farmers in DRC

Today, many voices of small-scale farmers say that they face difficulties in relation to agriculture. This greatly affects their performance and prevents them from making the most of their activities. It should be noted that in the Democratic Republic of Congo, approximately 80% of the population depends on income from agriculture, the majority of whom live in a vulnerable situation. Small-scale farmers are constantly faced with several obstacles that limit

Family Farming at the heart of Sustainable food systems in Africa

YenKasa Africa would like to invite you to the launch of the “Family Farming at the heart of Sustainable food systems in Africa” Phase II of the UNDFF awareness campaign 2021. As part of its contribution to the UN Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF), Yenkasa Africa organized phase II of its communication campaign in July 2021 with the goal of addressing family farmers and the general public, and raising awareness

Digital Advisory Platforms: Fostering Agripreneurship Information Pathways

Join Farm Radio International on November 15, 2021 14h – 15h30 EAT via Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kYCFJAbcRWevQ4pwr9dviw Digital agricultural extension and advisory services play a vital role in the success of agripreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa. Innovative, information communication and exchange gives farmers and entrepreneurs access to best practices quickly, affordably, and at scale. As the agricultural sector grows in sub-Saharan Africa, extension must grow with it through the integrated use of ICTs,

“A movement in formation” | Online Screening

We live in a historical age in which capitalism has exhausted all its possibilities. From now on, more than ever, capitalism will only offer us more crises of conflict, war, migration, global warming, hunger, pandemics and death. In this context, formation in the La Via Campesina with a perspective of human emancipation is strategic. It has the historical task of contributing to forging collective political subjects, capable of mobilising consciences,

Agile communication and community engagement for COVID-19 resilience: The next phase 

As we come into our second full year of the COVID-19 pandemic, a second wave, new strains, vaccine fear, and vaccine scarcity mean that sub-Saharan Africa is facing new challenges. How can the international community work with local actors to reach remote rural African communities using agile communication and community engagement to create COVID-19 resilience? At Farm Radio International, our work is guided by audiences and experts. That’s why our