Leveraging Agriculture to Build Resilience

Briefing presents a fresh look at the potential of agriculture in fragile states, emphasising the need to support local stakeholders and focus on factors of resilience. A debate on the opportunities that agriculture presents for fragile countries has taken place in Brussels, bringing new perspectives from policymakers, practitioners, experts and the private sector on successful … Continue reading Leveraging Agriculture to Build Resilience

Getting Serious about Farming in the City

Agripreneurs, technology and innovation are transforming the landscape of urban agriculture The recently held Brussels Development Briefing no. 50 on “Growing food in the cities: Successes and new opportunities” attracted over 140 participants to the ACP Secretariat on 10 April to debate the status, opportunities and challenges which face urban agriculture in Africa, the Caribbean … Continue reading Getting Serious about Farming in the City

Brussels Briefing n. 50: “Growing food in the cities: Successes and new opportunities”

The Brussels Development Briefing no. 50 on “Growing food in the cities: Successes and new opportunities” took place on 10 April 2018 from 09h00 to 13h00, ACP Secretariat, Brussels 451 Avenue Georges Henri, 1200 Brussels. This Briefing was organised by the ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the European Commission … Continue reading Brussels Briefing n. 50: “Growing food in the cities: Successes and new opportunities”

Linking Agriculture and Tourism in Fiji

Strengthening intersectoral linkages between agriculture and tourism for a more resilient economy A two-day workshop that brings together Fiji’s tourism and agriculture sectors took place in Nadi on Friday, February 23rd followed by Suva on Monday, February 26th 2018. The Agritourism Policy Setting Workshop was organised by the Government of Fiji in collaboration with the Pacific … Continue reading Linking Agriculture and Tourism in Fiji

WTD2017: Agritourism Development in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

Agritourism Development in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) World Tourism Day 2017  Tourism is a booming market, and one which shows no signs of slowing down. Its growth has the potential to improve the livelihoods of millions of people in countries around the world, particularly where synergies are created between tourism and other economic activities … Continue reading WTD2017: Agritourism Development in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

Addressing key Issues for the Future of Agriculture at the European Development Days 2017

CTA at the European Development Days 2017 Addressing key Issues for the Future of Agriculture: Youth, Women and Trade Agriculture and sustainable economic development in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries were the focus of five panel debates held during the European Development Days. Over twenty speakers representing leading policymakers, women entrepreneurs, young agribusiness innovators and … Continue reading Addressing key Issues for the Future of Agriculture at the European Development Days 2017

Brussels Briefing 49: “Youth in agribusiness: shaping the future of agriculture”

The Brussels Development Briefing no. 49 on “Youth in agribusiness: shaping the future of agriculture” took place on 18th of May 2017 from 09:00 to 13:00, at the ACP Secretariat in Brussels, Belgium. This Briefing was co-organised by CTA, the ACP Secretariat, European Commission (DG DEVCO), Concord, PAFO and AgriCord. **Webstream: Click here to watch the event … Continue reading Brussels Briefing 49: “Youth in agribusiness: shaping the future of agriculture”

Highlights Brussels Briefing 48: Rural – Urban Linkages in Africa

Senior experts and policymakers presented important lessons and opportunities for African countries to strengthen linkages between rural and urban areas at a Brussels Briefing which took place on Monday 20th March 2017. The event, held under the title of “Strengthening rural livelihoods in the face of rapid urbanisation in Africa”, attracted a wide audience of over … Continue reading Highlights Brussels Briefing 48: Rural – Urban Linkages in Africa

Brussels Briefing 48: “Strengthening rural livelihoods in the face of rapid urbanisation in Africa”

The Brussels Development Briefing no. 48 on “Strengthening rural livelihoods in the face of rapid urbanisation in Africa” took place on 20th March 2017 from 14:00 to 18:00, at the ACP Secretariat (Avenue Georges Henri 451, 1200 Brussels, Room C). This Briefing was co-organised by CTA, BMZ/GIZ, the ACP Secretariat, European Commission (DG DEVCO) and Concord . **Twitter: … Continue reading Brussels Briefing 48: “Strengthening rural livelihoods in the face of rapid urbanisation in Africa”

Brussels Briefing 48: Rural – Urban linkages in Africa

Brussels Briefing 48: Rural – Urban linkages in Africa Opportunities for inclusive economic growth and agricultural transformation Experts and policymakers will discuss “Strengthening rural livelihoods in the face of rapid urbanisation in Africa” at the 48th Brussels Development Briefing on Monday 20th March 2017, organised by CTA with BMZ/GIZ, the European Commission – DG DEVCO, … Continue reading Brussels Briefing 48: Rural – Urban linkages in Africa