The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) just released its 2016 online annual report. The articles in this annual review focus on CTA’s projects aimed at smallholder farmers and concerns innovations in agribusiness, finance, ICTs, climate-smart agriculture, agro-tourism, communications and knowledge management.
This issue starts presenting the key figures from 2016 on CTA communication products and on-the-ground projects. The issue is then divided in 6 chapters, including "Promoting Agribusiness", "ICTs for Agriculture", "Communication and Knowledge-Sharing", "Policy Engagement", "Climate-Smart Agriculture" and "Developing Value Chains".
The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). Its objective is to improve smallholder farmers livelihoods through agribusiness, promoting entrepreneurship and youth employment in Africa and the Caribbean and Pacific countries.