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.

Oluyede Ajayi

Sr Programme Coordinator, Agriculture & Climate Change, CTA


Oluyede Ajayi (PhD) is an experienced international development professional, with extensive experience spanning scientific research in agriculture & NRM, project cycle & grant management, partnership contract preparation, and private sector engagement. He is Senior Programme Coordinator in charge of agriculture and climate change programme area in CTA. He has designed and managed global projects to build resilience of farmers across ACP countries. He is multi-lingual and a widely cited author.


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Integrated crop-livestock systems that provide synergies towards more resilient climate-smart agricultural production systems are possible despite the recognised competition between crops and livestock enterprises. To make this work, it is necessary to understand the trade-offs and capitalise on the opportunities provided through integration.



  1. Oct 2

    Promoting climate finance for agriculture in East & Southern Africa

    CTA in collaboration with NEPAD and FANRPAN organises a regional workshop bringing together countries in East and Southern Africa and other relevant stakeholders to discuss cross-country issues and lessons learnt in increasing finance to support climate action for agriculture, pa…
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  2. Oct 2

    Business opportunities in climate action - COP25 side event

    CTA and SNV Netherlands co-organise a session on "Business opportunities in climate action" following the approval of the application for side event as approved by UNFCCC. The topic builds on some of CTA's project activities to promote climate finance in the agricultural sector.

  3. Oct 2


    The UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 takes place under the Presidency of the Government of Chile and is held with logistical support from the Government of Spain.