ATA, Mercy Corps to Establish Data Hub

Apr 4 , 2020


The Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) and Mercy Corps' AgriFin programme have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a data hub. The CEO of ATA, Khalid Bomba, and the Programme Director of Mercy Corps, Leesa Shrader, signed the partnership agreement. With the agreement, Mercy Corps will support ATA to develop a data hub through which it will provide data-driven, holistic solutions to farmers. The data hub will also enable ATA to implement a digital management tool that will allow farmers to make data-driven decisions and improve existing processes and performances within ATA’s Farmer Production Clusters (FPC) programme. These solutions will ultimately be scaled up, benefiting the 2.5 million smallholder farmers under the FPC.


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