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Open data View all in Open data

Taking an agribusiness approach in the Caribbean

CTA has recently interviewed Torin Gilalta, technical officer at the Caribbean Agri-business Association (CABA). CABA works to provide a private sector mechanism to facilitate organized, coordinated planning and development of regional programmes and projects in the agri-business sector in CARICOM.

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The value of data in connecting farmers to the marketplace in Samoa


Data-driven products and services for farmers organisations


Open data for smallholder weather information services

Drones for agriculture View all in Drones for agriculture

Provision of business development and technical support

CTA is seeking to identify a consultant who will provide of business development and technical support to beneficiaries of the project ‘Transforming African agriculture: Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground’.

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Data and drones in Uganda: CTA's new agribusiness project


Small drones in Africa: embracing the opportunities, overcoming the challenges


Raising awareness of agricultural UAVs in Africa

Nutrition View all in Nutrition

An empowered woman means an empowered community

Women are key to ensuring food and nutrition security. They mainly manage the households – and have the power of deciding on food. By empowering them we can ensure that entire families and communities get a nutritious diet.

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in Spore

Strengthening nutrition and local markets in Haiti


Mapping value chains for healthier diets and higher revenues


Developing capacity for open data in agriculture and nutrition

ICT4Ag View all in ICT4Ag

A farmer centric mobile app

Opening the iCow website shows, at a glance, some simple but brilliant thinking. Africa’s 1.1 billion population – including 700 million farmers and 200 million youth – 60% have access to mobile phones making mobile applications (apps) and SMS-based information services both a gateway to new types of clientele and a tool for spreading useful knowledge. This was Su Kahumbu Stephanou’s thinking behind the conceptualisation of iCow, a high performing mobile app that puts farmers and their information needs at the centre of its business strategy.

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Apps4Ag Database: Raising visibility and funds for innovative applications


ICT solutions can empower African youth in agriculture, CTA panel says


ICT has a key role to play in transforming African agriculture