The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) confirms closure by end of 2020.
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Leveraging CTA’s innovation experiences View all in Leveraging CTA’s innovation experiences

Succeeding as a young agripreneur - Pacific youth speak out

In the Pacific islands, where the population is expected to double by 2050, there is an urgent need for youth to become entrepreneurial and creative risk-takers to help develop innovative, and environmentally sustainable, agricultural economies. But, although more than half of the South Pacific population (10 million) is under 25 years-old, these young people are experiencing problems in entering both formal and informal labour markets. Each year, 16,000 highly skilled Pacific islanders leave their countries for better paid jobs.


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


Harnessing synergies of crop-livestock integration for climate-smart agriculture


Policy networks reinforce climate-smart agriculture in Jamaica

Climate View all in Climate

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


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


Harnessing synergies of crop-livestock integration for climate-smart agriculture

Digitalisation View all in Digitalisation

“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


Digital agriculture to help Africa through coronavirus


Pacific ICT innovator and exporter connect to improve value chain performance

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