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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

Sharing & Learning : What we grow together counts (webinar)

What we grow together counts: Using a tree inventory in planted forest for business planning and development. The case of Tree Growers Association of Nyandarua (TGAN), Kenya Wednesday, 20 May 2020 (13hrs -14:30 hrs. CEST/GMT+2) Background The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF), together with FAO partners, supports Forest and Farm Producer Organizations (FFPOs) in the development of their businesses. In so doing, it enables smallholders to engage in the business