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Training and Capacity Building
Mapping Assessment Validation:Potential for Youths in Rwandan Agroecology
RwandaAgri Pro Focus

The Youth in Agroecology and Business Learning Track Africa (YALTA) program aims to support young Agripreneurs to apply agroecological principles and to co-create networks around them, contributing to the increased sustainability of food systems and...

Training and Capacity Building
Rural Youth Employment and Agri–Food Systems in Rwanda: A Rapid Context Analysis

This rapid context analysis has been developed in the inception stage of the third phase of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Integrated Country Approach programme (ICA programme) for boosting decent jobs for youth in...

Training and Capacity Building
Employment in Export-Oriented Agricultural Value Chain in Rwanda
RwandaInternational Labour Office, Rwanda

This synthesis report is based on work done through the Joint European Union and International Labour Office of the Government of Rwanda (EU-ILO) project, aimed at strengthening the impact on employment of sectoral and trade policies. It synthesizes...

Training and Capacity Building
Rwanda STARS: Strengthening African Rural Smallholder Farmers
RwandaICCO Cooperation

The Strengthening African Rural Smallholders (STARS) program is a five-year program (2016-2020) implemented by ICCO Cooperation in partnership with Mastercard Foundation. Through a market systems development approach it focuses on improving access to...

Training and Capacity Building
Creating the Future of Maize Value Chain in Rwanda: Challenges and Opportunities
RwandaEuropean Cooperative for Rural Development

The CREATE Rwanda project is being funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Heineken International and International Finance Corporation (IFC) to increase maize productivity, establish linkages from farmers, to processors, and the Heine...

Training and Capacity Building
The Digitalisation of African Agriculture Report
East AfricaCTA

Agricultural transformation remains one of Africa’s most pressing priorities but has been difficult to achieve. The statistics are well-known: Africa, especially Sub-Saharan Africa, (SSA), needs to double (and perhaps even triple) current le...

Training and Capacity Building
Practical  Approaches to  Youth and  Women’s  Inclusion in  Market  Systems
All CountriesFeed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment (AWE...

In our recent webinar discussing the findings from the Feed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment (AWE) landscape analysis and case studies on women and youth inclusion in agricultural market systems, we were joined by RisiAlbania and ELAN RDC, tw...

Training and Capacity Building
YICE Uganda: Improving Access to Training, Funding and Markets for Rural Farmers
UgandaC. Meyer, M. Cardiff

Case study on the Youth Initiative for Community Empowerment (YICE), an eco-inclusive enterprise that provides a agricultural services to smallholder farmers to improve their livelihoods. YICE has trained a group of farm agents to act as YICE represe...

Training and Capacity Building
Women In African Agriculture
Sub-Saharan AfricaLindiwe Majele Sibanda

Women play crucial roles as farmers and businesswomen in smallholder agricultural production, as mothers managing household nutrition, and as innovators and educators. Indeed these roles span across the entire value chain. This briefing highlights...

Training and Capacity Building
Small And Growing: Entrepreneurship In African Agriculture
Central African Republic (CAR)Dr. Katrin Glatzel

In 2012, sub-Saharan African countries spent $37.7 billion on food imports. Rising levels of unemployment, coupled with sustained poverty, continued food and nutrition insecurity, and an unsustainable use of natural resources remain immense challenge...

Training and Capacity Building
Creating Opportunities For Decent Work in the AECF’s Agribusiness Portfolio
Sub-Saharan AfricaAfrica Enterprise Challenge Fund

The learning paper examines the impact that agribusinesses funded by Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) have had on the creation of opportunities for decent work. Decent work is at the centre of the development agenda – Sustainable Development G...

Training and Capacity Building
How Digitizing Agricultural Input Payments in Rural Kenya is Tackling Poverty: The Case of One Acre Fund
KenyaBetter Than Cash Alliance

This case study features an examination of the non-profit organization One Acre Fund, which teaches better crop management techniques and provides inputs on credit, like seed and fertilizer, to smallholder farmers throughout East Africa. The case stu...

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