Category: Projects

African Continental Free Trade Area (ACTFA)

Background The 18th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in January 2012, adopted a decision to establish a Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) by an indicative date of 2017. The Summit also endorsed the Action Plan on Boosting Intra-Africa Trade (BIAT)

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Zero Hunger Challenge Pledge

CSAYN shall address the following thematic areas: Zero Stunted Children Less Than 2 Years (nutrition), 100% increase in Smallholder Productivity and Income (support family farmers) and Zero Loss or Waste of Food. In order to tackle the following challenges, CSAYN will implement a week of mobilization and advocacy on ZERO Hunger Campaign in schools, market

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Livestock, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Apiculture

INTRODUCTION Integrated farming of fish and livestock is an old practice consisting of the culture of fish (or shrimp) associated with the husbandry of domesticated animals such as pigs, ducks, chicken, etc.Integrated farming is traditional in Asia, especially in China and is now also applied in Europe and, on a small scale, in Africa and

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Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA)

Climate Smart Agriculture Climate smart agriculture (CSA) aims to enhance the capacity of agricultural systems to support food security, incorporating the need for adaptation and the potential for mitigation into sustainable agriculture development strategies. CSA proposes more integrated approaches to the closely linked challenges of food security, development and climate change adaptation/mitigation, to enable countries

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ICT for Agriculture

The role of ICT The role of ICT is to enhance food security and support rural livelihoods is increasingly being recognized. (ICTs)  in agriculture have the potential to increase the efficiency, productivity and sustainability agriculture by providing information and knowledge sharing. In this paper, we seek to illustrate the contribution of ICT to food security

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