ITOCA (Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa) is a capacity building organization aimed at enhancing information and communications technology (ICT) skills for African librarians, information specialists, scientists, researchers and students in Sub-Sahara Africa. Formerly, TEEAL Africa Office, ITOCA was established in February 1999 as a marketing and support office for Cornell University's Albert R. Mann Library TEEAL (The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library) programme for Africa . Now, ITOCA spearheads programme support for TEEAL, AGORA, HINARI and OARE in the region.

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ITOCA E-Resources Training Workshops
Our 2015 training workshops are scheduled as below (these are subject to change). Detailed information can be obtained by writing to

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Strengthening research and teaching capabilities in Sub-Saharan Africa
New ITOCA, IDS project seeks to strengthen research and teaching practices in Sub-Saharan Africa.

A new £2 million project launched this week seeks to strengthen research and teaching practices in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The African Universities’ Research Approaches programme (AURA), led by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in partners more...
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ITOCA represented at The African Green Revolution Forum 2014 (AGRF2014)
AGRF2014 was a four-day high-profile gathering aimed at driving forward Africa's pursuit of food security and a green revolution held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia during 1 - 4 Septermber 2014.

It was looking to build on an African Union declaration to double food productivity and halve poverty by 2025.

More than 1,000 delegates, including heads of state, business leaders an more...
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CTA is still accepting applications for small grants to purchase TEEAL sets.
Hurry and get your application submitted. The offer of funding has been extended to eligible institutions.

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has partnered with the TEEAL project of Cornell University in the United States to bring increased access to scholarly agricultural literature to qualifying more...

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