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We empower agricultural and rural communities in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific

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Caribbean View all in Caribbean

in A year in review 2017

Model gardens for Haiti

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Boutique winery bears fruit for Caribbean agripreneur


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Sowing the seeds of climate-resilient agriculture in the Caribbean

Central Africa View all in Central Africa

10,000 smallholders to benefit in new Central African cassava project

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (CTA), together with the Regional Platform for Central African Producers Organisations (PROPAC) and the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has launched this week in Kinshasa a new project to unlock the economic potential in cassava value chains in both DRC and Cameroon.

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Input loans boost farmer take-up rates for satellite-based advisory service


Climate Change and Conflict in Chad - Using P3DM to secure peace

Eastern Africa View all in Eastern Africa

A call for digital registration of women agribusinesses in East and Southern Africa

This is a call for digital registration of women-owned agribusinesses in Eastern and Southern Africa. This registration will facilitate the development of a digital database for women-owned agribusinesses in Africa, the first agribusiness intelligence network targeting women agri-entrepreneurs.

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Input loans boost farmer take-up rates for satellite-based advisory service


Shaping ICT solutions together with smallholder farmers

Southern Africa View all in Southern Africa

For farming fortune, dial mAgri

A Botswanan start-up is breaking the barriers to digital technologies for rural smallholder farmers. Brastorne Enterprises, a winner of CTA’s 2016 Pitch AgriHack competition, operates a mobile platform called mAgri to improve farmers’ access to information, markets and finance.

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A call for digital registration of women agribusinesses in East and Southern Africa


Input loans boost farmer take-up rates for satellite-based advisory service

Western Africa View all in Western Africa

Online platform improves the livelihood of small farmers in Ghana

Michael Ocansey, a computer science specialist, and Francis Obirikorang, a chemical engineer, developed the online platform, AgroCenta, won CTA’s 2017 Pitch AgriHack initiative, which gives youth entrepreneurs an opportunity to develop their business services and accelerate the adoption of their services. In an interview with CTA, Ocansey talks about AgroCenta – which links small-scale farmers and farmer organisations in Ghana with a big online market to improve the prices they receive for their commodities.

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Aywajieune, developing online fish trading in Senegal


'Offering ICT solutions to meet the specific needs of Ivorian farmers’

Pacific View all in Pacific

Raising PIPSO’s profile

Over the last two years, CTA has supported the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO) to increase its visibility through the establishment of a new and improved website.

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Opportunities for Pacific agri-tourism


Blending tradition with innovation to boost rural incomes

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