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.

Nathalie Toulon

Deputy manager of the AgroTIC Digital Agriculture Chair

Nathalie Toulon is deputy manager of the AgroTIC Digital Agriculture Chair, established by agricultural research engineering schools Montpellier SupAgro and Bordeaux Sciences Agro, along with the Irstea research institute in France

Nathalie Toulon




Nathalie Toulon from the AgroTIC Digital Agriculture Chair in France discusses the many ways in which the blockchain can potentially change agriculture, for example by enhancing trust, transparency and efficiency, and several pitfalls to take into account. Like any new technology, blockchain should not be viewed as a panacea. For it to serve development, it will need to mature.