Gender-responsive digitalization

The COVID-19 pandemic and the measures taken by governments on social distancing and mobility restrictions have contributed to boosting the use of digital technology to bridge some of the physical access gaps. An increasing number of services and extension/information activities

Digital innovation strategy for agrifood systems in Africa

Achieving Zero Hunger, defeating poverty and accelerating sustainable inclusive growth are key objectives pursued by the African continent, particularly in the framework of the UN Agenda 2030 and the African Union Agenda 2063. However, the region has been facing persistent

African Women Speak Out for Agroecology

To mark International Women’s Day 2022 with its theme Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow, the African Women’s Collaborative for Healthy Food Systems has shared an article entitled “African Women Speak Out for Agroecology.” This grew out of a

Financing agricultural value chains to empower rural women

The Pan-African Farmers Organization has published a new report on financing agricultural value chains to empower rural women. The farmers organizations united within PAFO, as the most inclusive agricultural institutions, are committed to empowering rural women engaged in the agrosilvopastoral

Impact of Covid-19 on African Farmers

PAFO has released a report on challenges faced by the Farmers and responses already in place or recommended. The study presents an inventory and assesses the effects of the health crisis on the agricultural sector in Africa, with a particular