The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) confirms closure by end of 2020.

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

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.

Socio-economic impact and acceptance study of drone-applied pesticide on maize in Ghana

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The general consensus among agricultural stakeholders is that smallholder farmers need to become more productive and profitable on a sustainable basis. Unmanned aerial system (UAS) – or drone-based system – services can contribute towards these goals by bringing some of the tools of digital agriculture to agribusiness enterprises, including large and medium-scale holdings, and associations of small-scale farmers growing the same crop on contiguous areas.

Analyse comparative de l’agriculture de précision - Burkina Faso

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Analyse comparative de l’agriculture de précision incluant l’utilisation de la technologie drone et de l’agriculture classique en matière de production de riz et de revenu des agriculteurs au Burkina Faso

“CTA have been scanning the horizon and introducing the future to the farmers of today”


Theo de Jager is President of the World Farmers’ Organisation, which represents more than 1.5 billion farmers across the globe. Here, he speaks on what he learned from his experiences with CTA over 10 years, and the secret to the organisation’s success.

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