AgriProFocus en collaboration avec Agro Business Center (ABC) a initié une visite d’échanges autour des innovations en aquaculture. L’objectif principal de cette visite est de permettre aux participants, d’échanger par rapport aux différentes innovations autour de l’aquaculture.
Cette visite est à l’intention des 40 jeunes ayant bénéficié du renforcement de capacité en pisciculture l’année passée auprès de ABC.
La visite sera organisée en 2 sessions : le 20 juillet et le 27 juillet.
On the 30th June, 65 people attended the business cocktail during the 8th Agribusiness Club meeting at City Blue Hotel - Kacyiru, interacting and “networking”, a way to be updated on innovations & trends in the rwandan agribusiness sector and to be introduced to entrepreneurs, senior executives in various organisations, – government, NGOs, etc.
This AgriProFocus initiative which started more than 3 years ago
(1) Provides the Rwandan agribusiness practitioners with a platform to discuss, debate and learn about issues and opportunities along the different Rwandan agribusiness value-chains
(2) Provides agribusiness professionals an opportunity to expand professional connections and opportunities.
(3) increases agribusiness companies and practitioners’ visibility
During all these years, this networking cocktail has involved more than 300 professionals and entrepreneurs from va... Read more
Du 18 au 21 Septembre 2017, le Bénin abritera la 11ème Conférence annuelle de l'Alliance Africaine du Cajou. Placée sur le thème «Une nouvelle vision pour le partenariat et les investissements», la conférence contribuera à la mise en place d'une plate-forme importante pour créer une nouvelle vision pour l'industrie africaine du cajou, en partageant les connaissances sur les meilleures pratiques et la mise en réseau.
Plus d'information : http://www.africancashewalliance.com/en/news-and-info/blog/register-now-aca-annual-cashew-conference
From the 18th to 21st of September 2017, Benin will hold the 11th African Cashew Alliance Conference! With the theme “A New Vision for Partnership and Investments”, "this year’s conference will serve as an important platform for creating a new vision for the African Cashew Industry, sharing know... Read more
Based on the success of previous training program editions on “Linking Farmers to Markets in Africa” conducted in both English and French, IFDC is proud to announce the seventh edition to be conducted in English in Accra, Ghana, May 15-19, 2017
Please feel free to pass this along to any colleagues that may be interested. Many thanks.
· Producer organizations and trade associations.
· Government officials dealing with formulating and implementing agricultural and trade policies.
· Service providers such as financial institutions, insurance companies, transporters, mobile phone services, ICT platform solutions, market information services, business development services, etc.
· Agribusinesses dealing with farmers: processors, exporters and importers, agro-dealers, etc.
· Representatives of national and international organizations involved in funding agricultural development and enterprise projects.
· Discuss the theo... Read more
Recent developments in technological applications based on satellite data provide useful information to increase outreach of financial services to rural areas and for smallholder farmers. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs committed EUR 60 million for the development of applications based on geodata for the purpose of agriculture.
The Geodata for Agriculture and Water programme (G4AW) is implemented by the Netherlands Space Office (NSO). Early evidence suggests that these applications offer great promise to produce a higher and more stable crop supply of increased quality. By this, the risk profile of smallholder farmers reduces which is an... Read more
Engagement of youth in agribusiness is currently high on the agenda of development cooperation and the network approach applied in Rwanda in 2016 turned out very effective. The AgriProFocus approach regarding Linking and Learning really came out as added value. There is a need for the young of the countries to exchange experiences, evaluate the start of their businesses, hear successes and challenges on a regional level.Potato
The participation of the DRC and Burundi teams in the Potato Week (funded by Agriterra and co-organ