Promoting climate finance for agriculture in East & Southern Africa

Are you an entrepreneur in African, the Caribbean and Pacific countries and interested in blockchain? Do you want to know if and in which conditions you can leverage on blockchain to offer meaningful services to potential clients in the agricultural sector and beyond? This webinar organised by the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) in the framework its AgriHack and Blockchain projects, and in partnership with Blockchain Workspace in the Netherlands will discuss these questions. Apart from insights from three invited experts, experiences of an ACP entrepreneur investing in Blockchain will be shared. Other entrepreneurs from the audience may have the opportunity to briefly share their experiences as well. The session will be held in English only. With George Maina, founder of Shamba Records & Once Sync Limited (Kenya); Henk van Cann and Erwin Overstegen, both co-founder of the training firm Blockchain Workspace (; and Ken Lohento (CTA)

Digital technologies bear transformative powers in connecting, scaling and transforming the agriculture sector. The Green Innovation & Agritech Slam 2019 is an agri innovation platform that aims to identify young agri-entrepreneurs, businesses and start-ups in Ethiopia with the highest potential to tackle existing problems in agriculture using digital technologies. The AgriTech Mo

The Brussels Development Briefing 60 is organised by CTA,paBlockchain for entrepreneurs in the agricultural sector: challenges and opportunities – May 15,2020 4:00 PM CESTthe European Commission/EuropeAid,the ACP Secretariat and CONCORD and held on Wednesday 26 February 2020.The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) confirms closure by end of 2020.The Brussels Development Briefing 59 is organised by CTA,CONCORD and IPES-FOOD and held on Wednesday 15 January 2020.CTA in collaboration with NEPAD and FANRPAN organises a regional workshop bringing together countries in East and Southern Africa and other relevant stakeholders to discuss cross-country issues and lessons learnt in increasing finance to support climate action for agriculture,the European Commission/EuropeAid,the ACP Secretariat,

CTA has organised and co-organised many events since the start of its operation. These events have showcased climate adaption and evidence-based, climate-smart farming practices, strengthened partners knowledge management capabilities, and have been setting the digital transformation agenda. At policy level, CTAs landmark Brussels Development Policy Briefings provided a critical platform for information and experience sharing.

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CTA is a joint institution operating under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement between the ACP Group of States (Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific) and the EU Member States (European Union). CTA is funded by the European Union.