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Service Contract: “Distribution of the magazine Spore”


Service contract award notice (restricted procedure)

  1. Publication of contract notice
    CTA website

  2. Date of publication of contract notice

  3. Batch number and title

  4. Number of tenders received
    3 (three)

  5. Name and nationality of successful tenderer
    Koninklijke PostNL B.V.

  6. Contract type and value
    Type of contract: Unit price contract
    Maximum contract value: € 652,344 (excluding increases in postal prices)

  7. Term of services
    4 years

  8. Legal basis
    CTA's Procurement Procedures and Rules for Awarding Contracts are available at

Growing Rural Youth Agribusiness in Kenya

Vijabiz – the Youth Economic Empowerment through Agribusiness project – has been implemented by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and USTADI, with main funding provided by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). This publication has been produced to promote the rural youth businesses involved, illustrate their experiences and discuss results, as well as to share knowledge acquired on rural youth project implementation.

Measuring the Outcomes of the Digitalisation of African Agriculture Report, 2018-2019

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Working together with Dalberg Advisors, CTA published “The Digitalisation of African Agriculture Report” in June 2019. This was a “first-of-its-kind”, baseline report that highlights the state of digitalisation in enabling the transformation of African agriculture.

COVID-19 and Agriculture in Africa: implications for Digitalisation

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In January 2020, the COVID-19 outbreak which started in Wuhan - China was declared by the World Health Organisation as ‘pandemic’. Since that time, the COVID-19 pandemic has speedily spread across the world and caused significant impacts on many sectors of the economy globally. As of early August 2020, more than 800,000 cases and 13,779 deaths have been confirmed across 53 countries in Africa, with South Africa and Egypt being the hardest hit countries.

Pathways to Rural Youth Agribusiness Success: Stories from the Vijabiz project

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The different cases or stories presented in this booklet are the results from the experience capitalization exercise and give insights into the specific lessons learnt by the workshop participants, through analysis of their involvement in diverse activities of the Vijabiz project and the influence on their businesses.

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