Forestry

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 4 December 2018 at 02:45

Youth participate in the 2018 Arboneth Conference, Addis Ababa

Arboneth (an abbreviation of Arboretum-Network-Ethiopia) is a network of forestry sector experts and practitioners, hailing mainly from Ethiopian and German universities, but also including other concerned stakeholders such as the development wing of the Orthodox Church and Bread for the World working to strengthen church forests in Ethiopia, forestry sector projects such as GIZ’s Biodiversity and Forestry Program, ILRI, UNESCO the Succo Foundation and Unique-Nabu working on biospehere reserve development, and others, including Agriprofocus which helped to bring in the perspectives on youth engagement in the forestry sector.

At the present time, there is lots of conflict (e.g. in Western Ethiopia in the Guji and Gedo area), and in the urgent interest of peace, there is current talk in the Commission of Environment and Forest about distributing forest land to demonstrating youth. There is a very important question on

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 22 September 2017 at 05:46

Support our research on gender and entrepreneurship by filling out the survey!

Kami sedang mencari usaha kecil menengah (UKM) di bidang pertanian, perikanan, atau kehutanan untuk mendukung riset kami:

Wanita dalam Kewirausahaan dan Akses ke Finansial: Tantangan dan Kesempatan

langsung ke survei di sini: http://bit.ly/UNDPAnginSurveyBahasa


UNDP, bersama ANGIN dan didukung oleh pemerintah Kanada, sedang menilai tantangan-tantangan yang dihapi oleh wanita dalam usaha kecil menengah (UKM), terutama di sektor agrikultur, perikanan, dan perhutanan. Tujuan utama dalam riset ini adalah untuk meningkatkan kesetaraan gender dan pemberdayaan perempuan melalui kewirausahaan sosial.

Kami ingin menanyakan pendapat dan input Anda tentang isu ini melalui survei. Survei ini dapat diselesaikan dalam 10 menit. Semua jawaban Anda akan disimpan dan tidak akan disebarkan ke pihak apapun. Sebagai bentuk apresiasi kami, Anda akan menerima hasil dari riset ini.

Silakan teruskan survei ini ke seseorang yang Anda pikir

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AgriProFocus Indonesia Thank you Bilan, will spread the survey within our network. Keep on sharing.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 14 September 2017 at 09:30

Bartering Tree-Preneurs

Value addition can come in many forms.  In South Africa, with the Wildlands Trees for Life Programme, community-based tree seedling growers (many of whom are youth) trade their seedlings for food, water tanks, and small business loans. Read more here.

Attention: "Surviving tree project" team from the AgriProFocus Youth in Agribusiness Network, that has been studying tree seedling value chains in Ethiopia - this may be of interest!


Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 13 January 2016 at 12:13

The State of Sustainable Markets: Statistics and Emerging Trends 2015

The first global data report on fast-growing voluntary sustainability standards outlines the share of bananas, cocoa, coffee, cotton, forestry, palm oil, soybeans, cane sugar and tea in 14 major standards.

The report is based on a partnership between the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), the International Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD) and ITC, and is supported by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).

You can download it here


Posted By in Youth in Agri-Business Rwanda
Posted 19 May 2015 at 02:22

Wanted! Young, passionate people to speak up at the World Forestry Congress (All Expenses Paid)

The World Forest Congress is looking for passionate and inspiring youth speakers to make a TEDx-style presentation at the youth special event during the XIV World Forestry Congress. If you are involved in a youth-led initiative or project established and run by young people to engage communities, they want to hear from you! There are three/four slots to fill. They will pay your travel, accommodation and registration costs for the full week of the Congress, 7-11 September, in Durban, South Africa.

For more please follow this link: https://forests2015.wordpress.com/2015/05/07/wanted-young-passionate-people-to-speak-at-world-forestry-congress/

OKELLO MILTON EBEK Let's work together in promoting Agro Hub

3 years 7 months ago

Mohamed Abdikadir People buy from people, let's join hands to promote innovative agri-business

3 years 7 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 19 May 2015 at 01:29

Invitation to tender for supply of seedlings

Procurement Reference No: LWF/EU/001/2015

The Lutheran World Federation LWF-Uganda is a country program of the larger Lutheran World Federation (LWF), an international organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. Since 1979, LWF has worked in Uganda to empower communities to achieve their full potential, claim their universal rights, meet their basic needs and improve their quality of life.

LWF would like to identify suppliers for assorted seedlings for their kitgum and Pader offices

Interested candidates should find details for the tender description here

Deadline Date: 22nd May, 2015

How to Apply

Sealed bids must be delivered to the offices below;

The Lutheran World Federation Head Office

Plot 1401, Gaba Road (Net to Quality Hill Shopping Mall)

P.O.Box 5827

Kampala, Uganda

Address the bids to;

The Chairperson, LWF Uganda Tender Committee

Bid for supply of assorted seedlings

Procurement Reference No: Tender/LWF/EU/001/2015

Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 13 November 2014 at 12:23

AECF launches 2nd round of the Agribusiness Africa Window (AAW)

The 2nd round of the AECF AAW is now open. It seeks business ideas in agricultural production; the production and/or supply and distribution of agricultural inputs, agro-processing, post-harvest or post-processing activities such as storage, wholesaling, retailing, shipping and exporting; livestock, acquaculture, forestry, rural financial services, supply chain logistics and information and media services.

Business ideas that qualify for funding must be innovative and have positive impact on the rural poor: delivering increased employment reduced costs and improved productivity. AAW is a special fund that is open to any agribusiness related ideas from across Africa.

The round remains open until 28 February, 2015. 

To register and apply follow this link; http://www.aecfafrica.org/windows/agribusiness-window/apply-submit

Daniel Muhia It was a great event God bless the team behind

4 years 1 month ago

Laurent ULIMUBENSHI Interesting, Thanks!

4 years 1 month ago

Rwinick Mapanza Mateo Good news to us all.

4 years 2 weeks ago