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The Digitalisation of African Agriculture Report, 2018-2019

"Digitalisation is crumbling all sorts of borders and African agriculture will be deeply impacted. Technologies can help stimulate innovation for sustainable agri-food systems and produce better and safer food while preserving natural resources and biodiversity. But we need to be conscious and support solutions that are sustainable and that are tailored to countries’ needs, and embedded into conducive and broader innovation systems." Leonard Mizzi, Head of Unit at the European Commission, DG for International Cooperation and Development

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Digitalisation
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1266 Results in projects and events

Apr 17

Legacy

Knowledge management

CTA has accumulated almost four decades’ worth of institutional knowledge on the challenges, context and opportunities that exist for smallholder farmers, which has allowed for the development of training and capacity-building processes.


Apr 17

Legacy

Chefs for Development

CTA has supported chefs to act as agents of development and ambassadors of local cuisine and sustainable farming and sourcing practices, particularly in the Pacific and Caribbean, which rely heavily on tourism, including agri-tourism.

Location:
Costa Rica

Dec 16

Legacy

A 35-year legacy of agricultural knowledge

Over 35 years, CTA accumulated more than 5,000 items of agricultural knowledge in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, which will be preserved and available through CABI.

Location:
Egham TW20, UK

Dec 16

Legacy

AgriHack Talent

The AgriHack Talent initiative aimed to support ICT innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture in African, Caribbean, and Pacific countries. It targeted young entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 35 years old. The project was a cornerstone of CTA’s focus on enabling youth involvement in agriculture and supporting employment opportunities.


Dec 16

Legacy

Digital agriculture knowledge assets

CTA helped drive the agenda for digitalisation for development, supporting new technologies, farmer profiling and training as well as monitoring the uptake of digital tools in a flagship report, the Digitalisation of African Agriculture.

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