The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) shut down its activities in December 2020 at the end of its mandate. The administrative closure of the Centre was completed in November 2021.

Enhancing the use of data for agriculture

In recent years, the use of data for agriculture has increased with the development of new information and communication technologies (ICT). However, these new technologies have been insufficiently applied to fulfil the agricultural potential of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. More actions are needed to strengthen the use of data to fight poverty and hunger in ACP regions.