The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

Valorizing Green Growth in Africa (VALOR)

Aiming to accelerate valorization of green inclusive growth in Africa, the Danish funded Valorizing Green Growth in Africa (VALOR) project created new knowledge on how African origin product (OP) producers can add value to their products by documenting and incorporating territory specific cultural, environmental and social qualities.  In the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) […]

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Online discussion: Partnerships, innovations and financing for youth in climate-smart agriculture

23 April-21 May 2018. The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network (CSAYN) are organizing an online discussion on partnerships, innovations and financing opportunities available for young people in Africa to adopt CSA.  The discussion will also highlight the role of mentorship, training and share […]

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Improving diets in an era of food market transformation

18 April 2018. Rome. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition launched the policy brief: “Improving diets in an era of food market transformation: Challenges and opportunities for engagement between the public and private sectors”. This discussion, framed by the six questions […]

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AMEA – Advancing professional farmer organizations

20 March 2018. Washington D.C. AMEA – Advancing professional farmer organizations embarked on its journey to facilitate the development of the global definition for professional farmer organizations, AMEA has organized a workshop on to actively engage stakeholders in the process. The workshop was hosted by one of AMEA’s Founding Partners, the International Finance Corporation (IFC). This event […]

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Creating jobs in value-added agribusinesses

AKTZ Industries Ltd was registered in March 2011 in Tanzania and started its business operations in AKTZ is a value-added business whose supplier-members consist of an expanding network of women and youth local farmers in rural areas.November 2012. The company adds value to locally produced products and links its supplier-members to the supply-value chain. Main […]

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Policy PaperStrengthening Capacity for Agricultural Research for Development

11 April 2018. Release of the PAEPARD policy brief at the PAEPARD Steering Committee (Malawi, on Strengthening Capacity for Agricultural Research for Development (Richard Hawkins, Julia Ekong, Paul Nampala and Francois Stepman, March 2018, 24 pages) and a Note on Strengthening Capacity for Agricultural Research for Development : Collaboration for Results (8 pages) PAEPARD experience clearly demonstrates that capacity […]

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