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From25 April 2010

The African Union Commission, Japan, and United States will co-host a
round-table event in Washington, DC on Sunday, April 25 to facilitate a
dialogue among government representatives, multilateral agencies, civil
society, and the private sector to further explore progress and advancement
of ongoing work related to principles for responsible agricultural

From6 April 2011
in Brighton (United Kingdom)

The focus of the conference will be on the politics of global land grabbing
and agrarian change.

Organised by the Land Deals Politics Initiative ( LDPI) in collaboration with
the Journal of Peasant Studies [1]and hosted by the Future Agricultures
Consortium [2]at the Institute of Development Studies [3], University of

6-8 April 2011

Organising committee: Jun Borras (ISS, Netherlands), Ruth Hall (PLAAS, South
Africa), Ian Scoones (IDS, UK), Wendy Wolford (Cornell, USA), Ben White (ISS,

For more information please visit:

[2] http://capacity4more.acc/index.php

26 September 2012 to 28 September 2012

The World Clean Technology Summit will bring together world leaders in
renewable energy, exhibitors, investors, scientists and clean technology
providers from around the world to engage, interact with each other, exchange
business contacts, forge partnerships, and pave a way forward for a
sustainable future. The Following are objectives for the World Clean
Technology Summit: • Create a shared understanding of the role governments,
private sector, Non-Profit, Academic and the media play in promoting clean
technologies to achieve a sustainable future for all; • Provide a platform
for companies, investors, Governments, foundations, Academicians and civil
society organizations to share the efforts they are undertaking to promote
clean technologies and to publicize new commitments to action; • Inspire
new forms of public-private, private-private partnerships, public policy
measures, and associated business and development opportunities to overcome
environment and development challenges at the country and international
levels. Website: [1]


From28 February 2012
in Brussels (Belgium)

Conference to launch the last EuropAfrica/FIAN International report on the
responsility of the EU and its Members States for the impact of their
biofuel policy on land grabbing in Africa.

Tuesday 28 February 2012 – h 9:15 – 16.30 pm
Brussels, House of Dutch Auditorium
Philippe de Champagnestraat, 23

Full programme on

31 October 2012 to 2 November 2012
in (Vanuatu)
Organised byCTA, Government of Vanuatu, Pacific Group of Ambassadors based in Brussels

Policy-makers, researchers, civil society groups, and development partners
will gather in Port Vila, Vanuatu next week (31 October – 2 November 2012)
to address the vulnerabilities of Pacific islands in the face of climate
change in a special briefing session organized by the ACP-EU Technical Centre
for Agricultural and Rural Development (CTA), in partnership with the
Government of Vanuatu, with the support of the Embassy of Vanuatu to the EU
and the ACP, and Pacific Group of Ambassadors.

Article ACP Secretariat [1]


From4 March 2013
Organised byCTA, IFPRI

The 30th Brussels Development Briefing will take place on 4th March 2013
(8h30-13h00) on the important issue of Agricultural resilience in the face of
crises and shocks, highlighting proven approaches and successes in key areas
of agriculture and rural development of ACP countries and other parts of the
The event will be organised by CTA in collaboration with the International
Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) based in Washington.

From4 March 2013
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byCTA, EC/DEVCO, ACP. Concord and IFPRI

The Brussels Briefings are organised since 2007 every tow months by the
ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) with the
European Commission, the Group of Ambassadors from Africa, the Caribbean and
the Pacific and Concord, the network of civil society organisations across
the 27 EU Member States.These are policy dialogues to increase awareness
amongst the Brussels based policy-makers and development community on key and
emerging issues related to agriculture and rural development
( [1]). These Briefings are a half-day meeting
with two panels followed by a discussion with the audience. The target group
is around 150 ACP-EU policy makers (ambassadors and technical staff),
European Commission, representatives of EU Member States, civil society
groups, European research networks, Members of ACP and EU Parliaments,
researchers and development practitioners, international organizations based
in Brussels. Register: [2]

Contact: Isolina Boto ( [3])

[1] http://capacity4more.acc/redir.aspx?C=feS82lzJu06d5RGOyw--T9ZdOolE389IwS...

4 November 2013 to 8 November 2013
in Kigali (Rwanda)
Organised byACP-EU Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development & Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Rwanda

Join us in Kigali, Rwanda from 4-8 November 2013 as we look into the future
of ICTs for agriculture.

From2 October 2013
in 1040 Bruxelles (Belgium)
Organised byTechnical Centre for Agriculture (CTA)

The next Brussels Development Briefing on ‘Drivers of success for
agricultural transformation in Africa ‘ will be held on Wednesday, 2nd
October at the Borschette Congress Center [1] (in Brussels).


From8 October 2013
in (Belgium)
Organised byThe forum is organized by the Technical Centre for Agriculture (CTA), together with the Caribbean Community Secretariat, the US State Department, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, and the Caribbean Network of Rural Women Produce

The next Women´s Forum on ‘Expanding Economic Opportunities for Women
Farmers and Entrepreneurs in the Caribbean and the Pacific’ will be held
on Tuesday 8 October 2013 during Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 2013
[1]. It aims at strengthening inter-regional linkages and it will discuss
the challenges and opportunities in the process of linking the smallholder
farmers to the local market as a strategy for improving investment and
agricultural growth in the region.