This Handbook provides a step-by-step roadmap designed to equip aspiring ICT entrepreneurs, with the information and knowledge they need to start an ICT-based business in the agricultural sector, outlining key opportunities and challenges that will be encountered along the way. Using real-life examples, it provides strategies and pathways for averting common mistakes faced by early-stage entrepreneurs. Topics covered include agricultural value chains and their stakeholders, ICT business challenges, effective business plans and… Read More

This article has been republished from the CTA Website at: CTA congratulates the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) on the successful organisation of its side event at the 70th United Nations General Assembly to launch the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in New York. This significant undertaking in RUFORUM’s 2015 calendar of events, ‘A Strategy to Strengthen Higher Education in Africa for implementation of the SDGs’ was hosted… Read More

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has been honoured in the prestigious 2015 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Project Prizes. The Centre won the e-agriculture category for its youth and ICT programme – Agriculture, Rural Development and Youth in the Information Society (ARDYIS).  The prize was presented in Geneva, Switzerland, during the WSIS Forum 2015, the biggest international event in the ICT for Development calendar. CTA’s ARDYIS… Read More