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

Isaura Lopes Ramos

International Aid/Cooperation Officer, European Commission

International Aid/Cooperation Officer, European Commission

Isaura Lopes Ramos

Biography

International Aid/Cooperation Officer, European Commission

Articles

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In September 2016, the first Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) summit took place in New York. And in February 2017, the third international workshop on impacts with open data in agriculture and nutrition was held in The Hague, the Netherlands.

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In the Caribbean region, tourism is an essential element of the economy, and one of the sectors with the biggest growth in the recent years. For instance, in 2014, the region received 26.3 million tourists who spent US$29.2 billion, setting a new record for the region (Dawkins, 2015). However, to sustain this growth, the tourism sector must develop strategies to adapt to the new demands from the visitors and diversify its products from the traditional sea-sand-sun and cruise options.

Publications

  1. The power of online communities

    Smallholder farmers need to absorb a huge amount of information that will directly impact their work. Communities of practice can strengthen their ability to influence agricultural research and policy and improve their farming practices.

events

  1. Apr 4

    Creating Impact with Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, CABI, GODAN, CTA and Wageningen UR are partnering to organise the 3rd Workshop on Creating Impact with Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition. The workshop will be staged at…
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    Workshop
    Role:
    Moderator
  2. Apr 4

    CAADP Journalist Network-Training on Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition

    Open data plays a critical role in the agricultural and nutritional sector. Most specifically, it is key in the implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), the framework for improving food security, nutrition, and increasing incomes in Africa's largely farming based economies. The continental agenda relies on indicators from each CAADP implementing coun…
    Type:
    Training

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