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.

Tiana Cline

Technology Journalist


Tiana Cline is a well-known technology journalist from Johannesburg, South Africa. She has been regularly contributing to lifestyle and business publications, both online and print, for the past 15 years. Backed by two postgraduate degrees (English Lit and Publishing Studies) Tiana is passionate about exponential technology and how it continues to change and challenge every industry. From data science to medical science, 3D printing, the power of blockchain and even video games, Tiana loves reading and writing about innovative, breakthrough technology. When not writing, Tiana works as senior UX copywriter for an award-winning digital marketing, advertising and transformation agency.



Smart technologies and cutting-edge data gathering are slashing the costs of precision farming, boosting crop yields, and helping every farmer from smallholders to commercial giants.