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

World Tourism Day 2018 “Going Digital: Transforming Tourism and Agriculture in Small Island States”

Data and technology have revolutionised the way we live our lives. In developing countries, these tools have created new opportunities to improve livelihoods and create jobs in both traditional and emerging sectors, with exciting prospects for investment, growth and replication. World Tourism Day 2018 (27 September) celebrates Tourism and the Digital Transformation, bringing technology to … Continue reading World Tourism Day 2018 “Going Digital: Transforming Tourism and Agriculture in Small Island States”

Latest Brussels Briefing no. 52  “Food safety: a critical part of the food system in Africa ”

The latest Brussels Development Briefing no. 52 on “Food safety: a critical part of the food system in Africa ” took place on 19 September 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 … Continue reading Latest Brussels Briefing no. 52  “Food safety: a critical part of the food system in Africa ”

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

Brussels Briefing no. 51: “Agriculture as an engine of economic reconstruction and development in fragile countries”

The Brussels Development Briefing no. 51 on ''Agriculture as an engine of economic reconstruction and development in fragile countries ” took place on 27 June 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 … Continue reading Brussels Briefing no. 51: “Agriculture as an engine of economic reconstruction and development in fragile countries”

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

Solomon Islands Agritourism Policy Setting Workshop 2017

Policy setting for improved linkages between agriculture, trade and tourism in the Solomon Islands A two-day Agritourism Policy Setting Workshop is taking place in Honiara, Solomon Islands, from Tuesday 21 to Wednesday 22 November 2017. It is being organised by the Government of the Solomon Islands in partnership with CTA, the Pacific Island Private Sector … Continue reading Solomon Islands Agritourism Policy Setting Workshop 2017