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“CTA have been scanning the horizon and introducing the future to the farmers of today”

Theo de Jager is President of the World Farmers’ Organisation, which represents more than 1.5 billion farmers across the globe. Here, he speaks on what he learned from his experiences with CTA over 10 years, and the secret to the organisation’s success.


Blockchain: an opportunity to improve the traceability of sustainable cocoa in Côte d’Ivoire

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Project Manioc 21: Towards commercial cassava cooperatives in Central Africa

By providing key management tools, CTA’s project Manioc 21 is supporting cooperatives in Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to adopt new business models and modernise their capacities in cassava processing and commercialisation.


Farmers’ Hub: introducing young agripreneurs from the Sahel to innovative greenhouse farming

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Weather-index based insurance – a viable option for small Pacific islands?

In the last two decades, Pacific Island countries (PICs) have suffered billions of dollars in damage and loss due to catastrophic weather events such as cyclones and floods, and other natural disasters including volcanic eruptions. Their predominantly small size and the diverse nature of their agricultural production systems make investments unattractive to private insurers.


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

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