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Building partnerships for agricultural transformation

After nearly 10 years as CTA Director, Michael Hailu’s mandate at the Centre will conclude at the end of February 2020. We spoke with him about how CTA has contributed to the advancement of agricultural transformation in ACP countries over the last decade, and how this important work will be continued in the future.


Reviewing 20 years of ICT in ACP agriculture

Youth View all in Youth

TechShelta: Greenhouse farming solutions powered by digital technology

Four young Ghanaians armed with technological insight and passion, are making it their mission to revolutionise agriculture in their country. The group, that met in 2018 during an innovation challenge competition, pooled together to form one of Ghana’s youngest agritech companies focusing on maximising greenhouse farming efficiency through innovative solutions.


CTA awards digital solutions at SARA in Abidjan

Climate View all in Climate

Transforming cassava wastes to wealth as a climate-change mitigation strategy in Nigeria

Cassava production and processing in Nigeria generates large quantities of hazardous wastes and residues. Aside from the environmental hazards, such wastes contribute to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. An innovative climate-smart intervention in Nigeria is to re-use the cassava peels in animal feeds. This reduces the demand for maize for feed, creates new business opportunities from waste, reduces the hazards of the waste and reduces GHG emissions.


Learning how trees on farm can help fulfil national climate change commitments

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