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.

Didier Muyiramye

Researcher in Digital Agriculture and Climate Change Adaptation.


Didier Muyiramye is passionate about the role of digital technologies in agricultural transformation. With over 5 years of agribusiness work experience, he worked at CTA, providing Monitoring and Evaluation support for various ICT4Ag projects, as well as documenting the key impacts of the Data4Ag programme. He holds a Masters Degree in Rural Development and Natural Resources Management from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). Previously, he worked for PUM Netherlands senior experts and AgriProFocus Network in Rwanda, gaining expertise in farmer profiling, online platform data management and business brokering services.


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In January 2020, the COVID-19 outbreak which started in Wuhan - China was declared by the World Health Organisation as ‘pandemic’. Since that time, the COVID-19 pandemic has speedily spread across the world and caused significant impacts on many sectors of the economy globally. As of early August 2020, more than 800,000 cases and 13,779 deaths have been confirmed across 53 countries in Africa, with South Africa and Egypt being the hardest hit countries.

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The CTA-funded project, Monitoring Family Farms Within CAPAD Member Cooperatives, aims to improve agricultural product development and marketing activities through the trial and use of ICTs. These technical developments are intended to better support farmer members of the Confederation of Agricultural Producer Associations for Development (CAPAD), in Burundi.


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