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.

Kim I. Mallalieu

Senior Lecturer and Head of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UWI

Senior Lecturer and Head of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering , The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies

Kim I. Mallalieu


Kim Mallalieu completed her BS Electrical Engineering at Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1982; her MS Optics at the University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics in 1983; and her PhD Electrical Engineering at University College London in 1987. She joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of the West Indies in 1987 and is currently Department Head. Dr. Mallalieu led the development of UWI’s Master’s degree in Regulation and Policy in Telecommunications. This MRP (Telecommunications), St. Augustine’s first online programme, has been delivered to professionals from over 30 developing countries. She is an active member of Diálogo Regional sobre Sociedad de la Información (DIRSI), a Latin American and Caribbean network of academics engaged in research on ICT policy and regulatory intervention for social inclusion. Dr. Mallalieu has served on boards and councils such as that of the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago and the International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education. She has been invited to author many book chapters and deliver keynote addresses at home and abroad. Dr. Mallalieu is the recipient of local, regional and international teaching awards as well as other awards of distinction. She is a Fulbright Fellow and has served as Visiting Scientist at MIT on different occasions.



As the basis for rejuvenating small-scale fisheries in ACP countries, this report maps the pathway from fisher to the system of policy, legislation and practice that constrain his operation. The report reviews the existing use of ICTs in the small-scale fisheries value chain in ACP countries and finds that there is no strategic or operational framework within which these technologies are applied.