Service Contract: “Editorial management and production of Spore magazine”


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
    2 (two)

  5. Name and nationality of successful tenderer
    WrenMedia Ltd, UK

  6. Contract type and value
    Type of contract: flat rate contract
    Maximum contract value: € 1,207,860

  7. Term of services
    4 years

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

TechShelta: Greenhouse farming solutions powered by digital technology


Four young Ghanaians armed with technological insight and passion, are making it their mission to revolutionise agriculture in their country. The group, that met in 2018 during an innovation challenge competition, pooled together to form one of Ghana’s youngest agritech companies focusing on maximising greenhouse farming efficiency through innovative solutions.

EU-funded agricultural development institution CTA confirms closure by end of 2020

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has provided information, capacity building and practical support to almost 80 countries over the past 35 years.

CTA awards digital solutions at SARA in Abidjan


The Salon International de l’Agriculture et des Ressources Animales (SARA) – the international exhibition of agriculture and animal resources – is one of the biggest agricultural events in West Africa. The most recent exhibition, held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from 22 November to 1 December 2019, ran under the theme "Smart agriculture and technological innovation: What prospects for African agriculture?" At the event, CTA awarded two digital solutions in the first-ever Agreen Start-up competition.

Building partnerships for agricultural transformation


After nearly 10 years as CTA Director, Michael Hailu’s mandate at the Centre will conclude at the end of February 2020. We spoke with him about how CTA has contributed to the advancement of agricultural transformation in ACP countries over the last decade, and how this important work will be continued in the future.

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