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.

Nawsheen Hosenally

Digital communication specialist

Intern ICT4D at CTA, from November 2012 till November 2013; Jr Programme Associate, ICT4Ag at CTA, from November 2013 till November 2015

Nawsheen Hosenally


Originally from Mauritius, Nawsheen Hosenally has over 7 years of experience in the agricultural sector, specifically focusing on the engagement of youth in agriculture through the use of ICTs. Currently, Nawsheen is the co-Founder of Agribusiness TV (a web TV that features success stories of young agricultural entrepreneurs in Africa), and the Managing Director of Agribusiness Shop (a shop commercialising transformed agricultural products from young entrepreneurs and women associations), based in Burkina Faso. Nawsheen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Extension from the University of Mauritius, and a Master’s degree in Management and Information Systems from the University of Manchester.



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  1. Oct 2

    Web 2.0 and Social Media Learning Opportunity in Guinea Conakry

    CTA, in collaboration with the Institut de Recherche Agronomique de Guinée (IRAG) and the Campus Numérique Francophone de Conakry organise a 4-day Web 2.0 Learning Opportunity on 5 – 9 October 2015. Participants will be introduced to selected…
  2. Oct 2

    Water-smart agriculture workshop

    Agenda-setting meeting, to condense the important aspects of Water-Smart Agriculture [WaSA] in a pitchdeck.
  3. Oct 2

    Pacific Agribusiness Forum

    The Agribusiness Forum is an annual initiative launched at the UN SIDS Conference held in Samoa in September 2014 by CTA and the Pacific Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO). The first 2015 edition is organised with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) within the inaugural Pacific Community Agritourism Week. The Intra-ACP Policy Agricultural programme is funding 13 experts from the Ca…
  4. Oct 2

    Pacific Community Agritourism Week

    The first-ever Pacific Community Agritourism Week will be held from 29 June to 3 July at Sofitel, Denarau, Nadi, Fiji. Farmers, chefs, government officials, national, regional and private sector representatives are expected to attend. The Pacific Community Agritourism Week is a joint collaborative effort of the European Union funded Pacific Agriculture Policy Project (PAPP) implemented…