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

Martin Parr

Martin Parr is Programme manager at CABI. He have many years' experience of working on multimedia, mobile internet and web-based products, and research communication services. I now manage CABI’s Knowledge Services for International Development.

He specialises in programme management, project management, business development, key account management, research communication and knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, and mobile services.

Martin Parr




In the era of open data, agriculture and nutrition are starting to push forward. Indeed, in this as in so many other sectors, free access to high quality data is of vital importance. The Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Initiative, which held its first conference in January 2015 in the Netherlands has demonstrated this.