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.

Ms Tuga Alaskary

Senior Advisor, Policy and Partnerships, African Risk Capacity

Ms Tuga Alaskary joined the ARC team in 2010 and currently serves as a Country Engagement Manager. In this capacity, she is responsible for managing the in-country processes for several ARC member states.

Ms Tuga Alaskary


Prior to joining the ARC project, she was a Liaison Officer at the Office of the Prime Minister of Iraq where she took a leading role in drafting a civil service reform programme in collaboration with the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq. She has also worked for various NGOs, the United Kingdom’s civil service and in academic institutions in London and Baghdad.

A British and Iraqi national, Tuga has a B.A. honours degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Essex and an MSc in Development Studies from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies. She is a native English and Arabic speaker.


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    Connecting agricultural insurance to meet farmers’ needs – success stories and lessons

    Weather-based insurance has the potential to benefit farmers by assisting them to withstand the effects of climate change. Through the provision of an insurance cover against erratic weather, farmers can be protected against food insecurity and hunger. Pilot projects on insurance have been implemented in different forms by a number of actors in various geographical areas. Some successes have be…