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…
The circular economy concept concerns the creation of sustainable growth by maximising the efficiency of resource allocation and ultimately, producing more outputs from fewer inputs in a semi-closed system. In agriculture, there are opportunities to…
As the global community struggles with plastic pollution, and amid growing calls for a circular economic model to reduce its effects on the environment, a South African-based farming system is showcasing the value of recycled bags.
There is hardly a document on African climate change issues that does not portray livestock husbandry in a negative light - responsible for emitting substantial quantities of greenhouse gases. While it is true that some livestock play a role in gener…
In 2018, CTA donated approximately 80,000 books to Book Aid International (BAI). The books have supported libraries in Zimbabwe and helped to boost literacy, particularly in rural communities with limited access to reading material.
CTA is a joint institution operating under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement between the ACP Group of States (Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific) and the EU Member States (European Union). CTA is funded by the European Union.