Brussels Briefing n.58 “Africa’s Agriculture Trade in a changing environment”

The Brussels Development Briefing n. 58 on “Africa’s Agriculture Trade in a changing environment” organised by CTA, the European Commission/EuropeAid, the ACP Secretariat, IFPRI, Concord and BMZ/GIZ was held on Wednesday 23 October 2019, (9h00-13h00) at Hotel Sofitel Brussels Europe, Place Jourdan 1, 1040 Brussels. The Briefing discussed Africa’s agriculture trade in a changing environment. The briefing will … Continue reading Next Brussels Briefing n.58 “Africa’s Agriculture Trade in a changing environment”

Brussels Briefing n. 57: “Investing in smallholder agriculture for food security and nutrition”

The Brussels Development Briefing n. 57 on “Investing in smallholder agriculture for food security and nutrition” organised by CTA, the European Commission/EuropeAid and the ACP Secretariat was held on Wednesday 11th September 2019, 9h00-13h00 at the ACP Secretariat, Avenue Georges Henri 451, 1200 Brussels, Room C. The Briefing discussed smallholder agriculture and its key role … Continue reading Brussels Briefing n. 57: “Investing in smallholder agriculture for food security and nutrition”

Conclusion and recommendations of Briefing n.55 on Opportunities of Blockchain for Agriculture

The Brussels Development Briefing n. 55 on Opportunities of blockchain for agriculture organised by CTA, the European Commission/EuropeAid, the ACP Secretariat, Concord and BMZ was held on 15th May 2019. This Briefing looked at the opportunities and challenges of Blockchain technology for agriculture and the food system. It also investigated new opportunities which can benefit smallholders, … Continue reading Conclusion and recommendations of Briefing n.55 on Opportunities of Blockchain for Agriculture

Brussels Briefing n.56 “The Land-Water-Energy Nexus and the Sustainability of the Food System”

The Brussels Development Briefing n. 56 on The Land-Water-Energy nexus and the Sustainability of the Food System organised by CTA, the European Commission/EuropeAid, the ACP Secretariat and Concord was held on 3rd of July 2019, 9h00-13h00 at the ACP Secretariat, Avenue Georges Henri 451, 1200 Brussels, Room C. The Briefing discussed the Land-Water-Energy nexus and its implications … Continue reading Brussels Briefing n.56 “The Land-Water-Energy Nexus and the Sustainability of the Food System”

Brussels Briefing n. 55 “Opportunities of blockchain for agriculture”

The Brussels Development Briefing n. 55 on Opportunities of blockchain for agriculture organised by CTA, the European Commission/EuropeAid, the ACP Secretariat, Concord and BMZ was held on 15th May 2019. This Briefing looked at the opportunities and challenges of Blockchain technology for agriculture and the food system and new opportunities which can benefit smallholders, particularly with … Continue reading Brussels Briefing n. 55 “Opportunities of blockchain for agriculture”

Brussels Briefing n. 54: “Sustainable agriculture: where are we on SDGs implementation?”

The Brussels Policy Briefing n. 54 on ''Sustainable agriculture: where are we on SDGs implementation?'' took place on 27th February 2019 (European Commission, Charlemagne Building, Alcide de Gasperi Room, Rue de la Loi 170, 1040 Brussels ). Click Here for Webstream Twitter: #BBSDGS & follow @BruBriefings The Brussels Briefing 54 discussed the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable … Continue reading Brussels Briefing n. 54: “Sustainable agriculture: where are we on SDGs implementation?”

Briefing n. 53: “The next generation of farmers: successes and new opportunities”

The Brussels Policy Briefing n. 53 on ''The next generation of farmers: successes and new opportunities'' took place on 20th November 2018 (ACP Secretariat). It discussed the policies and actions required to support the next generation of farmers to increase productivity, better access to remunerative markets and increased use of technology. It also shared lessons … Continue reading Briefing n. 53: “The next generation of farmers: successes and new opportunities”

Agritourism Policies in The Caribbean

The international tourism sector is a vibrant and growing one, with 598 million international tourist arrivals in the first half of 2017 alone. This was an increase of 6.4 % in comparison to the same period of the previous year. The Caribbean benefited from this increase in tourist arrivals as the region experienced a 5.2% … Continue reading Agritourism Policies in The Caribbean

World Food Day 2018: The contribution of Agriculture, Tourism and Gastronomy

Small island developing states are faced with a hard fight against high food import bills. World Food Day 2018 highlights actions that can be taken by all stakeholders in the food system to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 2, which calls on the global community to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote … Continue reading World Food Day 2018: The contribution of Agriculture, Tourism and Gastronomy

Food safety in Africa: Successes and opportunities

Safe food for Africa’s growing domestic and regional markets, innovations to support food safety compliance, and responding to consumer needs and expectations. These issues were all discussed in a very topical debate on food safety in Africa. The 52nd Brussels Briefing “Food Safety: a critical part of the food system in Africa” marks an important … Continue reading Food safety in Africa: Successes and opportunities