E-Learning, Events & Cooperation, MGF projects, Trainings
13th December, Accra Ghana. ABF signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF).
Events & Cooperation, MGF projects
Developing the agricultural sector - Evaluation of concept notes received in response to a call for funding
Cotonou, Benin, November 17th to 25th, 2023. The international and inter-institutional Committee of Experts is meeting to evaluate 426 submissions received under the call for concept notes for the "Competitive Matching Grant Fund" by the "Business Support Facility for Resilient Agricultural Value Chains" (ABF4VC).
From 23rd October to 3rd November, the Farmer Business School (FBS) Coordinator Dalila Dalhoumi from Tunisia travelled to Mali for her first Ambassador Mission. The following objectives were met: Strengthening the exchange in the FBS Trainer network, getting to know each other for potential cooperation and exchange of best practices and jointly discussing how the FBS training can be used more intensively e.g. also within the framework of the Matching Grant Fund offered by the Agri-Business Facility for Africa.
All in all, the mission led to very insightful and fruitful discussions and exchanges.
Eschborn, Germany, 14 November. We are excited to announce our achievement of 10,000 enrollments in our Agribusiness e-Academy. Since the official launch of the Agribusiness e-Academy in May 2022, we have awarded around 4,500 certificates – and now – reached 10,000 enrollments.
13th November, 2023. On 10th November at 11:59 pm GMT, the Call for Concept Notes within the framework of the Matching Grant Fund (MGF) for resilient agricultural value chains – in this call for cocoa, maize, cattle, sheep, and goats – has been closed. An impressive 426 Concept Notes have been handed in by interested potential partners and consortia.
Events & Cooperation, Trainings
Johannesburg, South Africa, 19 September. The 1st Master Trainer Network Conference “Agribusiness is my learning journey” was concluded after successful 1.5 weeks of joint learning, exchanging, discussing, preparing, and receiving various inputs that support the ABF Master Trainers and Coordinators in fulfilling their daily tasks. ABF managed to welcome 45 ABF Master Trainers from 15 different countries – also visualized in the pictures. Up to 40 Master Trainers used the option to participate online in the various exchange and learning sessions.
Events & Cooperation, Trainings
Agribusiness is my learning journey – The 1st Master Trainer Network Conference to further promote successful agribusiness training
Johannesburg, South Africa, 11th of September 2023. The Business Support Facility for Resilient Agricultural Value Chains (ABF4VC) kicked-off the first Master Trainer Network Conference titled “Agribusiness is my learning journey”. The Conference is hosted by the African Union Development Agency-NEPAD. The experts for successful agribusiness training approaches such as the Farmer Business School (FBS) come together for exchanges, updates, and strengthening an already strong network to further boost African agricultural sectors.
Accra, July 3, 2023. The GIZ projects Market Oriented Value Chains for Employment and Growth in the ECOWAS Regions (MOVE) and Agri-Business Facility for Africa (ABF) are excited to announce the launch of the first Gender makes Business Sense+ training.
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