Agriculture

11.03.2015

Unilever, Acumen and the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership, an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, have launched the Enhanced Livelihoods Investment Initiative (ELII) to improve the situation of as many as 300,000...[more]

Africa

18.02.2015

This year’s AGCO Africa Summit in Berlin, Germany, examined the issue of how smallholders can be integrated in development. It was revealed that there is a lot to catch up on, not only in politics, but above all also on the part...[more]

Bioeconomy

29.01.2015

With the bioeconomy being hailed world-wide as a viable concept, the demand for agricultural raw materials is on the increase as well. The challenges that this poses for the agriculture and food branch were discussed at the...[more]

Food security

09.01.2015

K+S AG seek to contribute to combating hunger throughout the world with the use of modern fertilising methods. The fertiliser company presented some of its PPP projects at a conference in Berlin, Germany. [more]

The Aid by Trade Foundation has established a new CmiA organic standard in awarding the biocertification to the Tanzanian cotton company BioSustain, thereby improving market access and social added-value added for African growers...[more]

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the global consumer goods company Unilever have signed a public-private partnership agreement aimed at helping to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers...[more]

Environment

21.03.2014

African Bamboo, a start-up enterprise in Ethiopia that developed an environmentally-friendly bamboo thermal modification process, received two grants totalling 1.75 million USD from multi-donor Powering Agriculture and from...[more]

Rural women

07.03.2014

A total of 85,000 women farmers in the cotton-growing areas of sub-Saharan Africa are currently benefiting from the Cotton Made in Africa programme, the initiative reports ahead of United Nations World Women’s Day on the 8th...[more]

COMING EVENTS

19-23 April 2015 - Berlin, Germany

Global Soil Week 2015

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1-2 May 2015 - Meknes, Morocco

International Conference on Agro-Management and E-Agriculture

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17-24 May 2015 - United Nations Headquarters, New York

The 2nd Annual United Nations Sustainable Energy for All Forum

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20-22 May 2015 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 

The 10th eLearning Africa Conference

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1-19 June 2015 - Freiburg, Germany

Summer school “Integrated Land Use Systems” (ILUS)

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14-18 June 2015 - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, USA

IFAMA 25th Annual World Forum and Symposium: Innovation, Talent, and Technology in 21st Century of Agribusiness

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8-11 June 2015 - GIZ Conference Centre, Feldafing, Germany

WOCAT Symposium and the 17th WOCAT Network Meeting

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17-19 June 2015 - Halle (Saale), Germany

IAMO Forum 2015 “Agriculture and Climate Change in Transition Economies”

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24-27 June 2015 - Milano, Italy

World Farmers Organisation (WFO) GENERAL ASSEMBLY

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25-27 August 2015 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

7th ICSA International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry in Regional and Global Context

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16 - 18 September 2015 - Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany

Tropentag 2015

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4-7 October 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa

SAIREC 2015 Conferences on Renewable Energy

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4-7 October 2015- Rome,Italy

The First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention

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4 - 10 October 2015 - Heidelberg University, Germany

7th German-Brazilian Symposium for Sustainable Development - Interaction between earth resources and processes and human societies

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19-22 November 2015 - Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria Hotel Manila, Philippines

Moringa Symposium and Congress

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17-22 July 2016 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Tenth International Rangeland Congress (IRC) “The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High Tech World”

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