Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress

The inaugural Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress is will bring together senior representatives from ministries of agriculture, heads of key agri-related public institutions, UN agencies, agricultural firms, NGOs, farm associations, agriculture research and development institutes, investors, donors and the private sector to look at innovations, partnerships and financing to advance climate smart agriculture in East Africa…. Read more »

V.Atakos (CCAFS)

Photo V.Atakos (CCAFS)

Africa gets new centre for agricultural innovation

[COTONOU, BENIN] A new research centre that will help African countries promote innovation in the agricultural sector to combat rural poverty and hunger has been inaugurated. The Green Innovation Center, which was inaugurated at AfricaRice in Benin this month (3 January), aims to boost agricultural productivity, increase the incomes of smallholder farmers and create job opportunities, particularly for… Read more »