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CTA’s Plug & Play Event: Call for Innovation Spécial

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We are glad to announce that CTA will host a Plug & Play Event during the next conference on Grain Trade in West Africa, in November 2016, in Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso.

CTA’s Plug & Play Event is the « Tech-Dating for Agriculture » which allows ICT4Ag innovators to demonstrate their systems in-turns thereby allowing participants to experience as many innovations that is of interest.

Are you an application developer or an ICT service for agriculture provider?

Submit your solution before 21st October 2016 to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to demonstrate your solution to your potential new customers and increase your visibility toward the agri-business sector and eventual investors and partners.
Click on the following link to submit your proposal : https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/B2JWMLY

About previous Plug & Play Events:
CTA has a unique experience and the track record of organizing Plug & Play events since the first of its kind which was organised in Kigali (Rwanda), during the 2013 ICT4Ag International Conference.
Today, after 7 iterations, CTA’s Plug & Play Events claim:


  1. A reach of more than 1000 participants
  2. Over 80 different solutions demonstrated by innovators from 27 countries in the world
  3. About
  • 42% of participants successfully networked with innovators
  • 31% of participants discovered new ICT solutions
  • 28% of participants found relevant solutions for their work
  • 64% of participants were very satisfied with the event’s organisation and format, and additional 33% found it “quite well” satisfying ….

For more information on past Plug & Play events, visit the following portals:

  1. Plug & Play at ICT4Ag Conference, Kigali Rwanda: http://ict4ag.org/en/agenda/sessions.html
  2. Plug & Play at Fin4Ag Conference, Nairobi, Kenya: http://fin4ag.org/en/agenda/plug-and-play-day.html
  3. Plug & Play at MIS Workshop, Arusha Tanzania: http://web.archive.org/web/20150110234803/http:/www.ifdc.org/training/plug-play-day-at-agricultural-market-information-s.aspx
  4. Plug & Play at AFAAS Extension Week, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: http://www.ict4ras.org/category/apps/
  5. Plug & Play at GIZ Green Innovation Centre, Feldafing, Germany: http://www.cta.int/images/Plug__Play_draft_profiles_of_service_providers_English.pdf
  6. Plug & Play at Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), Durban South Africa: http://www.cta.int/images/Plug__Play_Day_Presenters.pdf
  7. Plug & Play at World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), Geneva, Switzerland: https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2016/Agenda/Session/198


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