The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) confirms closure by end of 2020.

Claudia Ayim


Intern ICT4Ag at CTA from June 2019 till September 2019

Claudia Ayim


Claudia Ayim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ghana and a Master of Science in Management, Economics and Consumer Studies from Wageningen University and Research. She is a junior consultant for the Data4Ag project at CTA. She has also worked at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, and the Food and Drugs Authority in Ghana.


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Since 2016, CTA has been working with farmer organisations in Burkina Faso, Fiji, Kenya, Lesotho, Samoa, Swaziland, Trinidad, and Tobago and Uganda, to implement their Data for Agriculture (Data4Ag) project. The aim of the project is to investigate how the collection and effective management of farmer data can be used by farmer organisations to improve the livelihoods of their members.

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The increasing buzz on blockchain technology has, in recent times, drawn attention to its application within the agriculture sector. The technology can be leveraged upon to improve agriculture efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, including intra-ACP business transactions and transactions between ACP and international business stakeholders.